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  • Against Fatalism in Western Europe

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    It is the opinion of The Author that the most intellectually exhausted debate in the Western European tradition revolves around the existence of free will. This question has been so thoroughly ground to a pulp that if you look up the Wikipedia article on it, one of the first things you will encounter is a simple graphical taxonomy of the possible positions one can take on the issue, which allows one, assuming one believes that their position has not been preordained, to determine where one stands

  • Essay on Confucianism

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    universe, to have achieved tao (pp. 173 SB). In ancient China, up to the beginning of the Han dynasty, the greatest schools were not only Confucianism, but also Mohism. The whole Confucian ethical system is based on the concept of humanity, whereas Mozi based his on the concept of righteousness. "To the Confucianist, heaven does not directly exert its will but leaves the moral law to operate by itself. To Mo Tzu, however, the will of heaven determines all. Mo Tzu strongly condemns ceremonies, music

  • The Rhetorical Analysis Of Against Music By Mo Tzu

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    Against Music Mo Tzu’s “Against Music” Has a strange opinion on music, he believes that music should be condemned, and not be listened to. When he was alive from (470-391 BCE) Mo Tzu was not like all the other philosophers of his time in ancient China. He believed that music was only good for a very small number of people, the rich which conflicted with Confucianism which said it was a force of good. In the essay he uses various examples of why music in not good and should be condemned. One of Mo

  • What Is Mo Tzu Against Music

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    In Mo Tzu’s Against Music, the audience learns that music is ultimately harmful to society. He first starts out by saying that the responsibility of a benevolent man, or women, is to find ways to eliminate what is harmful to society. In addition to this, a benevolent man’s duty is not to just take his only interest and add it, but also make decisions based on the common good. For instance, many rulers and ministers may like music very much; however, it does not provide any benefit for the common

  • Consequentialist Ethics: Mozi

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    Introduction The change in demography, multiple chronic conditions, increasing infectious disease threats, and small healthcare budgets put healthcare systems under serious challenge. In addition, there is an increasing need to generate more knowledge to improve patient treatments. Reuse of patient health data is promoted as a means to generate evidence on the effectiveness, benefits, and harms of different treatments. Patient data are also reused for quality assurance, public health and commercial

  • Mozi Two Ruler Argument

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    why an impartial government could be realized would need further support. This paper aims to argue that Mozi was just stating the reasons for why impartial rulers are possible and to raise the points where his arguments fail. It is important to note that in the passage before the “two ruler” argument, Mozi has already established the reasons why impartial

  • Mozi Superiority And The Superiority Of Confucius

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    Mozi: Superiority and the Mirage of Impartiality In the fourth century B.C.E, a man now known as the first true philosopher of China founded the Mojia or “Mohist School” of philosophy. This man, of modest origins and most likely a former student of Confucian ideology, was named Mo Di, also referred to as “Master Mo” and most notably of all, Mozi. Beyond his philosophical expertise, Mozi also played the part as the organizing leader of a revolution and movement that engaged with utilitarian idealism

  • Machiavelli's Once Argentina

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    neglected”. Mozi is saying that President Macri shouldn’t just focus his attention on what is best for Argentina and its people. Mozi says to pay attention to the people of the Falkland Islands as well. If he wants sovereignty of the islands he has to make sure he wins their trust and loyalty. Mozi’s philosophy argues that people in power should care for all people the same. Some people might argue and say that a leader should act above everyone else to be able to enforce the rules. But Mozi insists

  • My Hometown

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    place full of vitality. From the blue green trees cheng brightness jinghe park, to the simple beautiful longquan square, from commodity full of beautiful things in eyes of pedestrian street, to the full of artistic breath Wang Xuezhong museum of art, mozi memorial hall, etc., as well as the national famous, racing to open ten thousand mu of lotus red river wetland; And the east stone rise steeply, tree-lined mountains. There are many beautiful sights in Tengzhou , One of the most interesting is the

  • Mohism and Mencius’ Thought

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    Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy Instructor: Masayuki Sato Mid-Term Paper Question 1: Do you think which doctrine was really helpful for saving people from their destitute condition between Mohism and Mencius’ thought, and why? When we put the two philosopher’s thoughts together, we can see one striking commonality. Both of them were against aggressive way and emphasized the importance of caring for the welfare of the state’s people. Ideologies that run in opposite directions