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The Essential Mengzi: Selected Passages with Traditional Commentary (Hackett Classics) Abridged Edition
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The Essential Mengzi offers a representative selection from Bryan Van Norden's acclaimed translation of the full work, including the most frequently studied passages and covering all of the work's major themes. An appendix of selections from the classic commentary of Zhu Xi--one of the most influential and insightful interpreters of Confucianism--keyed to relevant passages, provides access to the text and to its reception and interpretation. Also included are a general Introduction, timeline, glossary, and selected bibliography.
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About the Author
Bryan W. Van Norden is Professor in the Philosophy Department and in the Department of Chinese and Japanese at Vassar College.
- Publisher : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.; Abridged edition (September 15, 2009)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 200 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0872209865
- ISBN-13 : 978-0872209862
- Item Weight : 7.8 ounces
- Dimensions : 5.75 x 0.75 x 9 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #9,408,697 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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