Mencius (Meng Tzu, Meng Xi), c. 371 BC - c. 286 BC. Classical Chinese sage who is a key influence in Confucianism and Chinese thought generally. Known for his teaching of the goodness of human nature.
Article from the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia by Charles F. Aiken.
Notes for two connected lectures on this Chinese thinker, from a course on the philosophy of human nature. By Stephen Darwall.
A brief article summarizing the life and doctrines of this key Chinese thinker.
James Legge's translation of the book of Mencius.
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