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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9786618M
ISBN 101419188933
ISBN 109781419188930

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  The Writings of Mencius book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The ideas of Mencius are presented by Legge in an amazing manner. /5(5). Read "The Writings Of Mencius" by Legge Translator: James available from Rakuten Kobo. The ideas of Mencius are presented by Legge in an amazing manner. The translation is true to the original text. The idea Brand: Readhowyouwant. In the seventy-fourth Book of his “Historical Records,” there is a brief memoir of Mencius, where he says that the philosopher, having withdrawn into private life, “with his disciples, Wan Chang and others, prefaced the She and the Shoo, unfolded the views of Confucius, and made ‘The Works of Mencius, in seven Books.’. Mencius (mĕn´shəs), Mandarin Meng-tzu, ?–? BC, Chinese Confucian philosopher. The principal source for Mencius' life is his own writings. He was born in the ancient state of Ch'ao, in modern Shandong prov. He lost his father as a child and was reared by his mother, who, in Chinese folklore, is synonymous with maternal devotion.

Xunzi asserted that the original nature of man is evil, differing on this point from Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school. In the most complete, well-ordered philosophical system of his day, Xunzi advocated the counteraction of man's evil through self-improvement, the pursuit of learning, the avoidance of obsession, and observance of ritual in life.   We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. My gzu Help Advanced Book Search. Although basically Confucian, he differed with Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school, by asserting that the original nature of man is evil. Basic writings of Mo Tzu, Hsün Tzu, and Han Fei Tzu. (Latinized form of Chinese MENG-TZE, i.e. MENG THE SAGE). Philosopher, b. or was a disciple of the grandson of Confucius, and ranks next to the great master as an expounder of Confucian wisdom. His work, known as the "Book of Mencius", or simply, "Mencius", is one of the four Shuh, or books, given the place of honour in Chinese literature after the . The Chinese Classics: Life and Teachings of Confucius.-V the Life and Works of Mencius.-V the She King; Or, the Book of Poetry Confucius $ - $

The Writings of Mencius Paperback – June 30 by James Legge (Author) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — CDN$ Author: James Legge. Hsün Tzu set forth the most complete well-ordered philosophical system of his day. Although basically Confucian, he differed with Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school, by asserting that the original nature of man is evil. To counteract this evil, he advocated self-improvement, the pursuit of learning, the avoidance of obsession, and constant attention to 4/5(4).   Buy the Paperback Book The Writings Of Mencius by James Legge at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Mencius then added: “I don't know if this is a true story.” 曰、 有之。曰、 是心足以王矣。百姓皆以王爲愛也、臣固知王之不忍也。 The king said: “It is.” Mencius said: “If you possess this kind of mind, you are capable of true kingship.