Friday, March 30, 2007

The Importance of Moral Principle

All the major newspapers have reported how the Dallas law firm of Jenkens and Gilchrist has closed because it sold improper tax shelters. Confucianism holds that moral principle is the root of education. The failure of this major law firm shows that Confucianism is pertinent to American business.

Here are links to the article in the Dallas Morning News and the New York Times.

Here is a link to another article on this topic.



Grace said...


I teach a course on Living Confucianism (a partial website is at and would be interested to know how I can read your book. I couldn't find it in a quick library search.

Next semester, I hope you don't mind if I send a few students to your blog!

Grace Shen

Robert Canright said...

You can get it at or "Achieve Lasting Happiness" by Robert Canright