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Mencius

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ISBN-10: 0231122055

ISBN-13: 9780231122054

Edition: 2011

Authors: Irene Bloom, Philip J. Ivanhoe, Mencius, D. C. Lau

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Known throughout East Asia as Mengzi, or "Master Meng," Mencius (391-308 B.C.E.) was a Chinese philosopher of the late Zhou dynasty, an instrumental figure in the spread of the Confucian tradition, and a brilliant illuminator of its ideas. Mencius was active during the Warring States Period (403-221 B.C.E.), in which competing powers sought to control the declining Zhou empire. Like Confucius, Mencius journeyed to one feudal court after another, searching for a proper lord who could put his teachings into practice. Only a leader who possessed the moral qualities of a true king could unify China, Mencius believed, and in his defense of Zhou rule and Confucian philosophy, he developed an…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English