Mohism was an ancient Chinese philosophical movement founded in the fifth century BCE by the charismatic artisan Mòzi, or Master Mo.” Its practitioners advanced a consequentialist ethics, along with fascinating political, logical, and epistemological theories, that set the terms of philosophical argumentation and reflection in China for generations to come. Mohism faded away in the imperial era, leaving the impression that it was not as vital as other Chinese philosophical traditions, yet a complete understanding of Confucianism or Daoism is impossible without appreciating the seminal contribution of Mohist thought.
The Philosophy of the Mòzi is an extensive study of Mohism, situating the movement
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|Size: ||6.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||Columbia University Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780231520591 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|