Library of Chinese Classics: Mozi, Vol.1 & 2 (Chinese-English Edition)

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大中华文库: 墨子 1-2 (英对照)

Zhou Caizhu/Wang Hong (translated)
ISBN: 978-7-5438-4029-4
Hunan Publishing Co.
548 pag. hardcover 16 x 24 cm

Mozi was a collection of works and sayings by the distinguished thinker and politician Mozi (ca. 468 B.C. - 376 B.C.) and his disciples. The book contains 53 chapters. Mozi covers a wide range of subjects, including politics, military science, philosophy, ethics, economy, logic, natural science and technology, and is the chief representative work of Mohism. Altogether ten propositions are put forward in Mozi which are: "Universal Love", "Denouncing Aggressive Warfare", "Respecting the Virtuous", "Identifying with the Superior", and "Economizing Expenditures", "Simplicity in Funerals", "Against Music", "The Will of Heaven", "On Ghosts" and "Against Fatalism". The book is based on Mozi Re-annotated by Sun Yirang and dozens of editions and Chinese versions of Mozi. It is the first English translation of The Complete Works of Mozi.