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Author£ºNan Huaijin
Date of publication£ºAugust 2018
Series£º Nan Huaijin Series

This book collects Mr. Nan Huaijin's lectures on Mencius. The author adopts the method of "combining scripture and history", taking the original text of Mencius as "jing", the social background and character activities of the Spring and Autumn Warring States as "history", and cooperating with various other historical stories and social phenomena, he makes a thorough account of Mencius's personality and ideological influence.

About the Author£º
Mr. Nan Huaijin (1918-2012) was a scholar highly reputed both at home and abroad. He studied Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism thoroughly and integrated various ideologies of Chinese culture. In 1972, he founded the East-West Essence Society intending to promote exchanges of cultural essence between the East and the West. With the "inter-reference between classical legends and historical records" method, he explained the famous classics of Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism. His remarkable achievements in popularizing traditional Chinese culture have been broadly recognized thanks to his extensive reference to ancient and present stories, citations of other authors, profound implications in his speech, and the vivid and humorous language he used. Readers have favored him at all levels in China and beyond, and his books have influenced countless Chinese and foreigners for half a century. It is believed that Mr. Nan Huaijin's wish to integrate the essence of the East and the West and reconstruct the cultural fault's content will be passed down forever.


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