The Laws Governing the Innovation of the CPC's Guiding Thought Based on Its Constitution
At the 19 th National Congress of the Communist Party of China(CPC), the Constitution of the CPC was amended. The newly revised Constitution has a normative description of the Party's guiding thought. According to description of the Constitution, there are four laws governing the innovation of the CPC's guiding thought: the times is mother of the innovation of the guiding thought; practice is the source; inheritance and development are the theoretical basis; centering on the people is the purpose. Grasping the law of innovation of the Party's guiding thought has important theoretical and practical significance for consciously upholding the Party's guiding thought and continuously promoting the Party's theoretical innovation.