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    DescriptionThe Mencius, attributed to the philosopher Mengzi (Lat. Mencius, ca. 370-290 BC), the "second Sage" of the Confucian school after its founder, is one of the most prominent of all Chinese classics, with a great impact on the historical development of Confucianism. Today, it serves as one of the determinants for positioning Confucianism in the modern world, and it is the most discussed Chinese philosophical text in the context of the search for universally valid ethical norms and democracy. The essays collected in this volume by scholars from Taiwan, Japan and Germany focus on various aspect of the reception of the work in East Asia from the Song-Dynasty to the present day. They call into mind the signifance of a thinker who according to Albert Schweitzer is "the most modern one of all thinkers of antiquity."


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    Title
    The Book of Mencius and Its Reception in China and Beyond
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Chun-Chieh Huang, Edited by Gregor Paul, Edited by Heiner Roetz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 239
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783447056694
    ISBN 10: 344705669X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HPDF, HPCA, CB
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: LAN000000
    B&T General Subject: 610
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    Abridged Dewey: 181
    BISAC V2.8: PHI003000, HIS002000
    DC21: 181.112
    DC22: 181.112
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PL2474.Z7 B66 2008
    Thema V1.0: QDHA, QDHC, CB, NHC
    Publisher
    Harrassowitz
    Imprint name
    Harrassowitz
    Publication date
    31 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Wiesbaden