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Virtue ethics and consequentialism in early Chinese philosophy

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
Print Book, English, 2007
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2007