Why is the ancient Chinese sage Confucius worth studying today in the twenty-first century? How are his ideas applicable to our modern technological world? This recording is taken from a live class in which the following aspects of Confucianism are explored: 1) the emphasis that Confucianism puts on living a life of harmony; 2) central concepts such as the Way of Heaven, being in harmony with the Tao, and the place of ritual in society; 3) the major texts of Confucianism. 6 CDs. 2002. 343 minutes.