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Writings of Mencius, The

by James Legge

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Published by www.ReadHowYouWant.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8501762M
    ISBN 101425034691
    ISBN 109781425034696

    You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Mencius, Mandarin Meng-tzu, ?–?B.C., 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.

    The unmatchable Chinese Classics edition, which contains the full Chinese text, Legge's English translation on the same page, full notes, citation of Chinese commentators, plus a full dictionary of all Chinese characters used. With this one volume the Sinologist, philosopher, or reader concerned with the Second Master in the Confucian tradition, has everything.   Mencius was one of the great philosophers of ancient China, second only in influence to Confucius, whose teachings he defended and expanded. The Mencius, in which he recounts his dialogues with kings, dukes and military men, as well as other philosophers, is one of the Four Books that make up the essential Confucian corpus.5/5.

    Mencius is a record of the philosopher's conversations with warring lords, disciples, and adversaries of the Way, as well as a collection of pronouncements on government, human nature, and a variety of other philosophical and political subjects. Mencius is largely concerned with the motivations of human actors and their capacity for mutual respect. : The Works of Mencius () by Mencius and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(47).


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The Writings Of Mencius Paperback – J by James Legge (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: James Legge. The ideas of a tolerant government and welfare state are presented by Mencius. The work relates his complete thoughts and philosophies.

Published January 1st by ReadHowYouWant (first published June 17th )/5(5). Mencius was one of the great philosophers of ancient China, second only in influence to Confucius, whose teachings he defended and expanded. The Mencius, in which he recounts his dialogues with kings, dukes and military men, as well as other philosophers, is one of the Four Books that make up the essential Confucian corpus.

It takes up Confucius's theories of jen, or goodness and yi, Cited by: Many of the specific reforms in landholding and other economic relations that Mencius proposed are difficult to understand from the sole text of his works, The Book of Mencius, which is one of the Shih Shu [four books] (see Chinese literature).

Not until the late 11th cent. AD was Mencius. The Works of Mencius, the Complete Text of The second book in the Confucian canon, the Meng-tzu, also known as Meng K'o or Mencius ( B.C.).

Translation by James Legge, The Works of Mencius Table of Contents. Mencius. first page | book details. Contents. Book 1, Part 1. King Hûi of Liang. Book 1, Part 2.

King Hûi of Liang. Book 2, Part 1. Kung-sun Ch'au. Book 2, Part 2. Kung-sun Ch'au. Book 3, Part 1. T'ang Wan Kung Book 3, Part 2.

Summary: The Mencius, commonly called the Mengzi, is a collection of anecdotes and conversations of the Confucian thinker and philosopher Mencius. The work dates from the second half of the 4th century BC. It was ranked as a Confucian classic and its status was elevated in Song Dynasty.

Zhu Xi, the scholar generally credited with the founding. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Mencius. An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Mencius, contrib.: Chinese Literature: Comprising the Analects of Confucius, the Sayings of Mencius, the Shi-King, the Travels of Fa-Hien, and the Sorrows of Han (revised edition, ), ed.

by Epiphanius Wilson, trans. by William Jennings, James Legge, and John Francis. Mencius Mencius, tr. James Legge [] The second book in the Confucian canon, the Meng-tzu, is named after its author, also known as Meng K'o or Mencius ( B.C.E.).

The Great Learning (Ta Hsüeh) Confucius*, tr. James Legge [] The third book in. The Collected Writings of Mencius Moldbug - I: OL The man hiding under the odd pseudonym of Mencius Moldbug is certainly one of the most interesting anti-democracy thinkers today/5(8).

The Four Books: The Great Learning, the Doctrine of the Mear [I.E. Mean] Confucian Analects [And] the Works of Mencius. Mencius $ - $ The Works of Mencius, by Mencius (HTML with chapter headings at ) Legge, James,trans.: The Writings of Chuang Tzu, by Zhuangzi (HTML at ) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing.

Additional books from the extended shelves. 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.

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" — Author: James Legge.

The works of Mencius. James Legge "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the second revised edition as published by the Clarendon Press, Oxford, in as. In the third of the catalogues of Lew Hin,1 containing a list of the Works of Scholars which had been collected up to his time (about ad 1), and in the first subdivision, devoted to authors of the classical or orthodox School, we have the entry—“The Works of Mencius, in eleven Books.” At that date, therefore, Mencius’ writings were.

Mencius' philosophical concerns, while scattered across the seven books of the text that bears his name, demonstrate a high degree of consistency unusual in early Chinese philosophical writing.

They can be categorized into four groups:Theodicy Government Human Nature Self-Cultivation TheodicyAgain, as with Confucius, so too with Mencius. The ideas of Mencius are presented by Legge in an amazing manner. The translation is true to the original text.

The ideas of a tolerant government and welfare state are presented by Mencius. The work relates his complete thoughts and : Readhowyouwant.

Mencius is a philosophical text based on the thought and teachings of fourth-century BCE Confucian Chinese philosopher Mencius, or Mengzi. According to the latest scholarship, written in the late fourth century BCE by Mencius’s disciples from notes on what Mencius said, it details conversations he had with various kings, rulers, and officials.

Mencius, Chinese (Pinyin) Mengzi or (Wade-Giles romanization) Meng-tzu, Confucian text, named for its author, that earned for the 4th-century-bce philosopher the title ya sheng (“second sage”).

Though the book was not generally recognized as a classic until the 12th century, a doctoral chair was established as early as the 2nd century bce to teach the Mencius.

If you were to seek a position in the Chinese empire you would have to pass a civil service exmination, that required that you had read the four books.

The collection consists of the works: Confucian Analects, The great learning, The doctrine of the mean, and The works of Mencius.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 King, or classics.

Of Mencius' life only a meagre account has been handed down, and this is so like the story of Confucius in its main outlines, that one is tempted to question its strictly historical character. Buy the Paperback Book The Writings Of Mencius by James Legge atCanada'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.