Mohism

[Revised entry by Chris Fraser on May 14, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Mohism was an influential philosophical, social, and religious movement that flourished during the Warring States era (479
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[Revised entry by Chris Fraser on May 14, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Mohism was an influential philosophical, social, and religious movement that flourished during the Warring States era (479 - 221 BCE) in ancient China. Mohism originates in the teachings of Mo Di, or "Mozi" ("Master Mo," fl. ca. 430 BCE), from whom it takes its name. Mozi and his followers initiated philosophical argumentation and debate in China. They were the first...

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