Journal of East China Normal University(Educationa ›› 2015, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (4): 107-112.doi: 10.16382/j.cnki./000-5560.2015.04.016

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The Critical Reflection on the imperial examination and its Characteristics

ZHANG Hui-Jie   

  1. Test and Evaluation Academy,East China Normal University
  • Online:2015-12-20 Published:2016-01-26
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Abstract: The imperial examination is the institution of selecting officials by exams in China's feudal dynasty, the millennium surviving from the imperial examinations in Confucian ethics of the positive and negative effects lead to dictatorship rule to resolve the plight of clever. It’s the historical necessity of the abolition of the imperial examination in the social modern transformation. Chinese imperial examinations causing lasting and far-reaching impact, the Millennium accumulated in the imperial examinations lingering and deep cultural tradition. The critical reflection on the imperial examination institution, especially the Confucian culture in human ethics, the impartiality in the imperial examination, the single exam test ideas and content of official position, Which can provide historical reference for the examination system reform a reality, and explore the system key, pass the exam and other institutions to optimize the combination of real strides to promote Chinese education and society.