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Mencius, who lived in the 4th century B.C., is second only to Confucius in importance in the Confucian tradition. The "Mencius" consists of sayings of Mencius and conversations he had with his contemporaries. When read side by side with the "Analects," the "Mencius" throws a great deal of light on ...more

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D. C. Lau (Chinese: 劉殿爵; pinyin: Liú Diànjué ; Cantonese Yale: Lau Din Cheuk ) (6 March 1921 – 26 April 2010) was a Chinese sinologist and author of the widely read translations of Tao Te Ching, Mencius and The Analects and contributed to the Proper Cantonese pronunciation movement.

D. C. Lau studied Chinese under Prof. Xu Dishan at the University of Hong Kong, but fled to Mainland China in 1941 just before the Japanese occupied Hong Kong. In 1946, he was offered one of