Mencius

Mencius

by David Hinton, Mencius

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Overview

This ancient text records the teachings of Mencius, China's "second sage". A philosopher who worked in the fourth century B.C., Mencius studied with the grandson of Confucius and is credited with the development of orthodox Confucianism. Sometimes mystical, sometimes poetic, his teachings are often unpredictable with startling insights that bring the narrative to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582430201
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 06/28/1999
Edition description: First Paperback Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

D. C. Lau, a world renowned scholar on sinological studies, is professor emeritus of Chinese language and lliterature at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is reknowned for his classic English translations of the Tao Te Ching and The Analects of Confucius.

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface
Introduction
Book 1A
Book 1B
Book 2A
Book 2B
Book 3A
Book 3B
Book 4A
Book 4B
Book 5A
Book 5B
Book 6A
Book 6B
Book 7A
Book 7B
Glossary of Persons and Places

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