Mencius (Mengzi): Selected full-text books and articles
Mencius: A New Translation Arranged and Annotated for the General Reader Penguin Books, 1963PRIMARY SOURCE
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Ethics in the Confucian Tradition: The Thought of Mengzi and Wang Yangming Hackett, 2002 (2nd edition)
Transformations of the Confucian Way Westview Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Especially "Challenges to the Confucian Way and Mencius' Defense," which begins on p. 23
Early Confucian Ethics: Concepts and Arguments Open Court, 2007
Librarian’s tip: Especially Chap. 3 "Debating Human Nature: Mencius and Gaozi, "Chap. 4 "Mencius on Ren and the Problem of 'Extending,'" Chap. 5 "Xunzi's Critique of Mencius"
Confucian Moral Self Cultivation Hackett Publishing, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "Mengzi ('Mencius')"
Three Ways of Thought in Ancient China Doubleday, 1956
Librarian’s tip: "Mencius" begins on p. 81
Fifty Eastern Thinkers Routledge, 2000
Librarian’s tip: "Mencius (Mengzi) 371-289 B.C.E." begins on p. 233
A Comparative History of World Philosophy: From the Upanishads to Kant State University of New York Press, 1998
Mengzi and Virtue Ethics * Journal of Ecumenical Studies, Vol. 40, No. 1-2, Spring 2003PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL
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