By junzi, or "superior individuals," Confucius meant A) wealthy men of the ruling elite. B) strong and brave warriors. C) individuals who withdraw from society and live in harmony with nature. D) superior individuals with a broad view of public affairs. E) writers of important philosophical tracts.
By junzi, or superior individuals, Confucius meant superior individuals with a broad view of public affairs. He thought these were well-educated and conscientious individuals who should fill state offices.