A 6 page overview of the ideological similarities and differences which exists between these philosophers contends that while these philosophers share many of the same ideological premises, confucius and socrates looked to government as the means to overcome man's innate tendencies towards greed and corruption. This is a great comparison of the similarities between buddha and jesus, catherine jesus was either influenced by buddha's teachings or they were both influenced by some, even more ancient wisdom (possibly solomon. According to gandhi, the buddha never rejected hinduism rather, he a hungarian convert to buddhism once asked gandhi whether god could change because of 68 he also observes that although they say that socrates was not a handsome man, to my.
Having described the life and teachings of confucius and socrates and summarized their similarities, let us now see if we can analyze and explain this process of pursuing wisdom and the good life through learning so as to account for what they did and what others might be able to do as well. Comparation of gandhi to socrates, to buddha, to jesus and to st fancis of assisi - mahatma gandhi (mohandas karamchand) generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever walked upon this earth in flesh and blood. Eastern philosophy: from buddha to gandhi disclosure: we are a professional review site that receives compensation from the companies whose products we review we test each product thoroughly and give high marks to only the very best. Spring 2005, volume 4, number 2 comparison of buddhist emptiness and the socratic knowledge of ignorance arthur e ianuzzi over two-thousand years ago great thinkers like siddhartha guatama and socrates began to explore a new facet of human existence and truth.
Socrates, buddha, confucius, jesus (the great philosophers, vol 1) 362 rating details 291 ratings 23 reviews a part of jaspers's planned universal history of philosophy, focusing on the four paradigmatic individuals who have exerted a historical influence of incomparable scope and depth. Mahatma gandhi and buddhism an encounter with buddhism in this search, he felt instinctively inspired by the life and teaching of lord buddha he did not see buddhism as a new religion but, historically, as the most daring effort made to reform and revitalize the sanatan hindu tradition of india. Best answer: i dont remember much about socrates from philiosophy class lol but i know buddha practices the middle path/ way of life it's called the eightfold path which are the principles to live by (right view, right intention, etc) you should look that up. But when you love a flower , you water it dailyone who understand this, understand life — buddha sometimes it's not the buddha to whom the quote is attributed, and the words are presented as an exchange between an unnamed student and master.
Socrates, confucius and buddha were preoccupied by the discovery of self they demanded every single person became self conscious and aware of with regards buddhism i studied this for some years in my late teens and early twenties and was a pleasure to revisit and refresh what i had learnt. There is indeed a huge difference buddha is a god, a statue shining in the holy temples and mere homes across most of the world but gandhi was just a mer human, no different than the rest of us. A comparison of confucius with socrates to show their different social environments confucius was the first chinese critical thinker who tried to restore the social order and set up standards for human behaviour. Gandhi was a nationalist, but was not hated by the british either mlk fought for the blacks, but he was no malcolm x buddha fought against brahminism, but was not a hardcore antitheist either this moderate outlook helped them eventually bridge the gap and get their message much further. Socrates, plato, aristotle were teachers and students while confucius, mencius, and hsun tzu were all along the same line of thought as the founder and followers of confucianism thus it is not surprising that the six philosophers showed the same trend of change in time: plain (oral tradition), ideal, and practical.
Influence of aristotle vs plato plato influenced aristotle, just as socrates influenced plato but each man's influence moved in different areas after their deaths plato became the primary greek philosopher based on his ties to socrates and aristotle and the presence of his works, which were used until his academy closed in 529 ad his works were then copied throughout europe. As philosophers mahatma gandhi and socrates have approached a moral life differently because of different perceptions held by each socrates was one of the great athenian philosophers in childhood he worked as a sculptor because he did not belong to a rich family. Socrates (σωκράτης c 470 bc - 399 bc) was a classical greek (athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of western philosophy through his portrayal in plato's dialogues, socrates has become renowned for his contribution to the field of ethics.
Tolstoy wrote to gandhi emphasizing the almost pivotal significance of gandhi's satyagraha in south africa the book gripped gandhi so much that its teaching of the book appealed to gandhi instantaneously and gandhi paraphrased it into gujarati as. Both had students who wrote down their words and actions, though plato's dialogues of socrates are considered to be fictitious, whereas the disciples of jesus wrote careful biographies in the ancient manner (eg, see luke 1. Gandhi is also making the buddha more of a political activist than he ever was gandhi alone should take credit for his own brilliant synthesis of religion and political action the spiritual transformation of the entire world is the goal of most schools of mahayana buddhism.