Mohism

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  • The Crisis Of Faith That Fish Summary

    The crisis of faith that Fish describes in contemporary China is not similar to what we have studied in Unit I. In this case, we can very clearly to see the Chinese people are cold blood in this things, what happened for China that has 5000 years history country. After we decide Chinese economy reform, we have too much culture which are come from outside of China, and also the education is not mating our income. Such as people have very high income but they do not have enough education, maybe there are good at business but the moral for those people are very terrible. As time went by, Chinese people are more and more care about themselves than others, there is only one thing to judge you are successful or not by money. So our thinking in this 21 century are changed by quality life. In the unit 1, the last part is talking about Zhou dynasty. Li is a very important thinking in people’s mind at 2000 years ago. For Yue’s case, we cannot say Chinese people lose the faith, we did not lose the faith, the money just cover our heart, our eyes and mind. In Zhou dynasty, we have very clear faith in our life but recent years, Chinese people gradually ignore it in our life, so it cause this very upset case for Chinese people, everyone is angry in that time, this does not mean we do not have faith. Christian is a very good religion, In Tang dynasty there are several guys come to China to spread the Christian, but the religion did not be accepted by Chinese people. From Xiao Yue’s case, we…

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  • Essay On Daoism And Confucianism

    Introduction During the age of the Hundred Schools of Thought, a term coined for an era from 770 to 221 BCE of significant cultural and intellectual expansion in China, a time when philosophers and schools flourished, Mohism, Daoism, Confucianism, and Legalism each wanted to make a claim as to how Chinese civilizations should run. Mohism was founded by Mo Tzu (470 – 391 BCE), a Chinese philosopher whose thoughts were driven by notions of utilitarianism, who also established the School of Mo…

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  • Legalism Daoism And Absolutism

    Thousands of schools of thought illuminate the minds of the modern world, but older beliefs have not been neglected. Philosophies from multiple eras and locations are studied and appreciated, and one popular place to draw ideology from is China’s Middle Kingdom Era (1045-771 BCE). It was a time rich in viewpoints, but four of the most popular beliefs were Mohism, Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism. Mohism focuses on universal love, Confucianism prides itself on rules and respect, Legalism feels…

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  • Mo Zi's Confucian Philosophy

    not only to the lower classes taking the brunt of hardship but places a small hole in the pool of resources that will eventually empty. This veiled but yet seemingly classist view Confucians hold can only be due to the inherently egotistical approach to love and compassion; which is ultimately the most significant critique Mohist’s hold against the Confucians. The emphasis on partial love that Confucius believes in could result in conflict and tension whilst people race to improve their…

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  • Eastern Philosophy: The Four Eastern Philosophers

    sets of responsibilities that go both ways. Lao Tze, also named Laozi, was the second Eastern Philosopher. Lao Tze founded Taoism and focused his concept around the universe. This concept explains how most people see the way of the universe and they go with the flow of it, or they go against it. Lao Tze theory shows that in the world you have people who want to do the right thing by the universe and you have those who choose what they want to do because they don 't want to follow a certain…

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  • Mozi's Utilitarianism

    The ancient philosopher Mozi inspired Mohism, similar to Western utilitarianism. Western utilitarianism calls actions to be right if they are useful for the benefit of the majority. Mozi is also known as the original consequentialist. Within his arguments for consequentialism, he proposed that to have moral reasoning in making decisions, humans must be totally impartial. Impartiality in reasoning is the concept of not having any interest in yourself when making the decision and focusing on the…

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  • Confucius Research Paper

    Mozi was born in 470 BC founded the school of Mohism in opposition to Confucianism and Daoism. Like Confucius, Mozi was trained in classical literature. He saw the Confucianists of his time as overblown and selfish aristocrats. Mozi argued that Confucianism was simply striving to obey the establishment, which was further evidence that Confucius did not support equality or democracy. He condemned Confucian preoccupation with religious ritual, and he ridiculed Confucianists for putting family and…

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