Re-examining Vietnamese family values: an exploration of Vuong Duong Minh's (Wang Yangming) educational philosophy of children
Phuong Thi Hong Nguyen – Tu Duy Do
Education is a vital component of a prosperous future for all individuals and is influenced by the three main environments of family, school, and society. Family education plays a crucial role in shaping and developing each individual's personality. In this regard, the educational philosophy of Vuong Duong Minh, a renowned Chinese thinker from the Ming-Qing dynasties, offers valuable insights into children's education, which remain relevant today. This paper employs a logical and historical approach to analyze and apply Vuong Duong Minh's ideas to contemporary Vietnamese family education. By exploring the meanings and philosophy of children in Vietnamese families, this article contributes to the ongoing efforts to enhance families' development and perfect individuals' personalities in the modern era.
Key words: Vuong Duong Minh, Wang Yangming, philosophy of education for children, Vietnamese family values