Mencius

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This ancient text records the teachings of Mencius (4th C. B.C.E.), the second originary sage in the Confucian tradition, which has shaped Chinese civilization for over two thousand years. In a culture that makes no distinction between those realms we call the heart and the mind, Mencius was the great thinker of the heart, and it was he who added the profound inner dimensions to the Confucian vision.

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Overview

This ancient text records the teachings of Mencius (4th C. B.C.E.), the second originary sage in the Confucian tradition, which has shaped Chinese civilization for over two thousand years. In a culture that makes no distinction between those realms we call the heart and the mind, Mencius was the great thinker of the heart, and it was he who added the profound inner dimensions to the Confucian vision.

More than 500 years of African American history is brought compellingly to life through words and pictures. More than a list of dates and events, Black Saga abounds with previously untold stories, such as those of escaped slaves Ellen and William Craft and California pioneer and entrepreneur Biddy Mason, that provide a vivid, definitive picture of a complex history. Photos.

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"Hinton has established himself as the premier Chinese translator of our generation... He is a national treasure."—The New York Sun
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781887178624
  • Publisher: Counterpoint Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.36 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Meet the Author

David Hinton has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, numerous fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and both of the major awards given for poetry translation in the United States: the Landon Translation Award, and the PEN Translation Award. His recent book of essays,Hunger Mountain: A Field Guide to Mind and Landscape, was on the Best-Books-of-the-Year list at The Guardian in England.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
I Emperor Hui of Liang: Book One 1
II Emperor Hui of Liang: Book Two 19
III Kung-Sun Ch'ou: Book One 41
IV Kung-Sun Ch'ou: Book Two 61
V Duke Wen of T'eng: Book One 79
VI Duke Wen of T'eng: Book Two 99
VII Li Lou: Book One 119
VIII Li Lou: Book Two 139
IX Wan Chang: Book One 157
X Wan Chang: Book Two 177
XI Master Kao: Book One 195
XII Master Kao: Book Two 213
XIII To Fathom the Mind: Book One 233
XIV To Fathom the Mind: Book Two 255
Notes 275
Historical Table 283
Key Terms 285
Further Reading 287
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