Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.
Kang Jeongildang (1772-1832), was a Korean poet.
A philosopher is someone who practices philosophy, which involves rational inquiry into areas that are outside either theology or science.
A sage (σοφός, sophos), in classical philosophy, is someone who has attained the wisdom which a philosopher seeks.
Seo Yeongsuhap (1753–1823) was a Korean poet and mathematician.
The Yangban (양반, 兩班), were part of the traditional ruling class or gentry of dynastic Korea during the Joseon Dynasty.
Yi Bingheogak (floruit 1809), was a Korean writer.