Mencius /ˈmɛnʃiəs/ or Mengzi Chinese: 孟子 was a Chinese philosopher who
is the most famous Confucian after Confucius himself. Contents. [hide]. 1 Life.
Mencius was born in a period of Chinese history known as the Warring States (
403-221 BCE), during which various states competed violently against one ...
Mencius, (Latin), Chinese (Pinyin) Mengzi or (Wade-Giles) Meng-tzu, original
name (Wade-Giles) Meng K'o (born c. 371, ancient state of Zou, China—died c.
Mencius was perhaps the first most influential interpreter of Confucius who very
much developed upon the original teachings of the master. He not only defined ...
We have picked Mencius out as a major figure in the history of happiness
because he spells out the role that feelings of happiness or satisfaction play in.
Any translation of the Mencius is ultimately indebted to the Chinese commentarial
tradition. The earliest commentary that exists for the text is the richly detailed ...
Dec 27, 2014 ... Matthew Walker (Yale-NUS College) looks at the views of the early Confucian
thinker Mengzi (Mencius). Speaker: Dr. Matthew Walker, ...
Mencius was one of the great philosophers of ancient China, second only in
influence to Confucius, whose teachings he defended and expanded. The
Mencius is one of the most important philosophers of the Confucian school in the
immediate centuries after Confucius' death. His interpretation and articulation ...
Mang tzu (370-286 BCE), known to the West as Mencius, was born in the
principality of Tsau, located in what is now the province of Shantung. Shortly after