Mozi

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This is a Cheenese name; the faimlie name is Mo.
Mozi
墨翟
Bornc. 470 BC
State o Lu, Zhou Kinrick (present-day Tengzhou, Shandong Province)
Diedc. 391 BC
EraAuncient filosofie
RegionCheenese filosofie
SchuilMohism
Main interests
Moral filosofie/ethics, social an poleetical filosofie, logic, epistemology
Notable ideas
Mohism
Mozi
Mozi (Chinese characters).svg
"Mozi" in seal script (tap) an regular (bottom) Cheenese chairacters
Cheenese墨子
Leeteral meaninMaster Mo
Mo Di
Cheenese墨翟
Leeteral meanin(personal name)

Mozi (Cheenese: ; pinyin: Mòzǐ; Wade–Giles: Mo Tzu Laitinised as Micius;[1] c. 470 – c. 391 BC),[2] oreeginal name Mo Di (Cheenese: ), wis a Cheenese filosofer in the Hunder Schuils o Thocht period (early portion o the Warrin States period of c.475–221 BC).

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  1. Hansen, Chad (1992). A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought: A Philosophical Interpretation. Oxford University Press. p. 394. ISBN 978-0-19-506729-3. There was a fleeting movement to introduce use of Micius for Mozi, whose bones no doubt relaxed when the movement failed. 
  2. Průšek, Jaroslav and Zbigniew Słupski, eds., Dictionary of Oriental Literatures: East Asia (Charles Tuttle, 1978): 119-120.