Mencius and King Hui – Chinese Literature Podcast

A good discussion of a facet of Chinese philosophy and contrast of western versus eastern philosophy. Rob and Lee do their usual excellent job.

Mencius and King Hui

Chinese Literature Podcast

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Greek philosophy has the dialogues of Plato. Chinese philosophy has those of Mencius. As one half of the “Kong-Meng” 孔孟 duo (Confucius and Mencius), Mencius was more responsible than perhaps anyone in history for the spread of a kind of thought that later generations would call Confucianism. In this podcast, we talk about a famous dialogue Mencius had with a local lord on the importance of wise rule.

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