天道

06:55 Jan 11, 2013
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Social Sciences - Government / Politics / 远离义,远离天道
Chinese term or phrase: 天道
一度,人们远离仁,远离义,远离天道,远离对自由的坚守。

一度,人们认错为对,指鹿为马,万千生灵生机断绝。

美梦与山河,齐齐破碎。自由与宪政,双双消隐
NuanceZhen
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1universal morality
Wen-zhe (Clyde) Ye
5spiritual principles; divine order of things
Neyle
5The heavenly way/the way of the heavens
albertdeng
4divine will, or, will of God
laoshilango
4Doctrine of God
pkchan
4innate dao
Vladyslav Golovaty
4heavenly law
aliasonly
3natural law
Phil Hand


  

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The heavenly way/the way of the heavens


Explanation:
天的道

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natural law


Explanation:
or law of the heavens

虽然道一般翻译成the Way,但这里难以表达原意,用law比较贴切


    Reference: http://baike.baidu.com/view/19695.htm
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heavenly law


Explanation:
or, law of the heaven.

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Doctrine of God


Explanation:
從The Christian Doctrine of God看TFTorrance的三一神觀以及其對 ...
www.chinesetheology.com/ByChan/TFTorrance.htm - Cached
本文將分三部份,首先簡介T. F. Torrance在The Christian Doctrine of God中的 ...... [
38] 參鄺炳釗:《從聖經看如何處理憂慮和恐懼》,三刷(香港:天道,2001),頁142。
Engaging the Doctrine of God: Contemporary Protestant ... - 天道書樓
books.tiendao.org.hk/view.php?cat=product&id=cdaabc1c... - Cached
Traditionally, evangelical theology has been committed to a position of classical
theism, emphasizing God's immutability and omniscience. Of late, traditional ...
Perspectives on the Doctrine of God: Four Views - 天道書樓
books.tiendao.org.hk/view.php?cat=product&id=34ae32ae... - Cached
Perspectives on the Doctrine of God presents in counterpoint form four basic
common beliefs on the doctrine of God that have developed over the course of ...

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innate dao


Explanation:
in addition to natural, heavenly, or sacred DAO

Example sentence(s):
  • Free from societal conditioning, familial obligations, and personal habituation, humans will naturally return to their innate connection with the Dao.

    Reference: http://www.daoistfoundation.org/ethics.html
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universal morality


Explanation:
这里的天道是中国哲学名词,从上下文看,因为提到仁、义、对、错,所以推断这里是指人类道德的标准、范本

参维基词条Moral universalism。与一般对这个概念的理解不同,在这里更靠近 Moral universalism 所包含的 Divine command theory 这一层的概念

参考阅读 -- 摘自百度百科:
天道常与人道对称,是中国哲学的重要范畴。中国古代哲学家大都认为天道与人道一致,以天道为本。

一些哲学家主张,天道是客观的自然规律,天人互不干预。如荀子主张“ 明于天人之分”,“天行有常,不为尧存,不为桀亡”,人应“制天命而用之”。

另一些哲学家则认为天有意志,天道和人事是相互感应的,天象的变化是由人的善恶引起的,也是人间祸福的预兆。如董仲舒的“天人感应”。

还有一些哲学家认为天道具有某种道德属性,是人类道德的范本,天道是人类效法的对象。


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moral_universalism
    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divine_command_theory
Wen-zhe (Clyde) Ye
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agree  talentran: 此道非彼道,这里指的是伦理道德,用universal morality 较好
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spiritual principles; divine order of things


Explanation:
天道: spritual principles;divine order of things 自然规律
http://www.zdic.net/cd/ci/4/ZdicE5ZdicA4ZdicA996951.htm

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divine will, or, will of God


Explanation:
divine will, or, will of God

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