Mohism


Mohism
noun /ˈməʊɪzəm/
A Chinese philosophy based on the doctrines of and his followers, especially the concept of universal love.

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  • mohism — moh·ism …   English syllables

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  • Mozi — Chin. /maw zue /, n. Pinyin. Mo tze. * * * or Mo tzu born 470?, China died 391? BC, China Chinese philosopher. Originally a follower of Confucius, Mozi evolved a doctrine of universal love that gave rise to a religious movement called Mohism.… …   Universalium

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