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.

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Mencius
Article from the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia by Charles F. Aiken.
Philosophy 152: Mencius
Notes for two connected lectures on this Chinese thinker, from a course on the philosophy of human nature. By Stephen Darwall.
The School of Mencius
A brief article summarizing the life and doctrines of this key Chinese thinker.
The Works of Mencius
James Legge's translation of the book of Mencius.

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