Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy

Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy

by Bryan van Norden
     
 

This 2007 book examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism as a version of consequentialism.See more details below

Overview

This 2007 book examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism as a version of consequentialism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521867351
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
426
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.22(d)

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Meet the Author

Bryan W. Van Norden is associate professor in both the philosophy and Chinese and Japanese departments at Vassar College. He has edited and contributed to Confucius and the Analects: New Essays and Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy. A Fulbright Fellow, he has also received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Chiang Ching–kuo Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Kongzi and Ruism; 3. Mozi and early Mohism; 4. Mengzi; 5. Pluralistic Ruism.

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