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Mencius

Syllabification: Men·ci·us
Pronunciation: /ˈmenCHēəs
 
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  • 1 (Circa 371-circa 289 bc), Chinese philosopher; Latinized name of Meng-tzu or Mengzi (“Meng the Master”). Known as a developer of Confucianism, he believed that rulers should provide for the welfare of the people and that human nature is intrinsically good.
  • 1.1One of the Four Books of Confucianism, containing the teachings of Mencius.

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