Perspectives on human beings in chinese philosophy and its historical significance to the cause of educational innovation in Vietnam currently

Keywords: Human issue. Chinese philosophy. Educational innovation. Vietnam.


China is known as a cradle of human civilization. Since ancient times, this place has achieved many brilliant development achievements in all fields of social life, especially philosophy. During the process of formation and development, Chinese philosophy has taken people and human-related issues as the object of study. Theories on people are very rich and diverse in order to clarify the human issues in many different aspects. Chinese philosophic viewpoints on people are widespread, affecting and influencing many other countries in the region, including Vietnam. The article uses the methodology of the materialistic dialectics with principles of comprehensiveness, development, specific history and methods of comparison, analysis and synthesis to clarify the basic contents of the human issue in ancient Chinese philosophy, thereby, drawing its historical significance for the cause of current educational innovation in Vietnam through the development of policies on detecting, fostering, training and employing talents; focusing on moral education, considering moral education as the basic task of all educational processes; promoting the particularly important role of the teacher in the entire educational process; and building a rich and lively system of teaching methods to achieve the highest efficiency in the educational process.

Author Biography

Nguyen Thi Quyet, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of political theory, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.


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