Chinese archaeologists say they have found the legendary Jixia Academy from the Warring States period.  Photo: Sina
Chinese archaeologists say they have found the legendary Jixia Academy from the Warring States period. Photo: Sina

Archaeologists discover centre for greatest Chinese philosophers during Warring States period from over 2,000 years ago

  • The Jixia Academy housed important architects of Chinese philosophy, with the most notable being the Confucian leader Mencius
  • The institution was probably more like a think tank, aimed at helping the kings guide their policies

Chinese archaeologists say they have found the legendary Jixia Academy from the Warring States period.  Photo: Sina
Chinese archaeologists say they have found the legendary Jixia Academy from the Warring States period. Photo: Sina
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