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Confucian ancestor worship

Aidan Turner investigates the role of family in the development of ethics.

The family is at the heart of Confucian philosophy. It is within the family that individuals learn how to live well and become good members of the wider community. Ethical living involves deep reverence for parents and worship of the spirits of ancestors.

Narrated by Aidan Turner. Scripted by Nigel Warburton.

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