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 ===== Introduction to Mengzi ​ ===== ===== Introduction to Mengzi ​ =====
-{{ :​reading-group:​mengzi.jpg?​nolink&​200|}} The Mencius (Chinese: 孟子; pinyin: Mèngzǐ), commonly called the Mengzi, is a collection of anecdotes and conversations of the Confucian thinker and philosopher Mencius. The work dates from the second half of the 4th century BC.[1] It was ranked as a Confucian classic and its status was elevated in Song Dynasty. Zhu Xi, the scholar generally credited with the founding of Neo-Confucianism,​ included the Mengzi as one of the Four Books, and it became one of the canonical texts of Neo-Confucianism. ​+{{ :​reading-group:​mengzi.jpg?​nolink&​200|}} The Mencius (Chinese: 孟子; pinyin: Mèngzǐ), commonly called the Mengzi, is a collection of anecdotes and conversations of the Confucian thinker and philosopher Mencius. The work dates from the second half of the 4th century BC. It was ranked as a Confucian classic and its status was elevated in Song Dynasty. Zhu Xi, the scholar generally credited with the founding of Neo-Confucianism,​ included the Mengzi as one of the Four Books, and it became one of the canonical texts of Neo-Confucianism. ​