Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy

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Cambridge University Press, 2007 - Confucianism - 412 pages
Van Norden examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism, an anti-Confucian movement, as a version of consequentialism. The philosophical methodology is analytic, in that the emphasis is on clear exegesis of the texts and a critical examination of the philosophical arguments proposed by each side.

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Kongzi and Ruism
65
Mozi and Early Mohism 139 3 Mozi and Early Mohism
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Pluralistic Ruism
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