Mencius' Benevolent Government and Confucianism
Mencius' thought of benevolence is to a certain extent the inheritance and development of Confucius' thought of virtue. He is not confined to the moral preaching of the ruler, but from the level of the relationship between the people and the monarch exhort the rulers to implement benevolent. Only the implementation of benevolence is conducive to the rulers of the long rule and social stability. Mencius affirmed the importance of the interests of ordinary people, and as a judge of the rulers of the standard of benevolence. Understanding Mencius 'thought of benevolence is conducive to a more in depth observation of the development of ancient Chinese society.
【CateGory Index】： B222.5