Furthermore, Chow and Luo's (2016) document analysis reveals that such a desirable model of 'optimal governance' was in fact based on the ancient Chinese political-cultural values of Confucianism, Taoism, Legalism, and Mohism
, rather than Marxist-Leninism.
Governing a great state is like cooking a small fish; the same recipe serves both: mix the pickled tofu of the expatriate pedants who showed up just now, the bamboo shoots of Xunzi, the squid ink of Mohism
, and the smooth tongue of the School of Names, then cook by turning the spatula in the alternate vertical and horizontal moves of the School of Diplomacy--the great taste will make you perfectly round.
Wu's thought is essentially grounded in the faith of Christianity, but his theory of Christianity is a close approximation to commonalities of three main streams of Asian thought: Confucianism, Mohism
, and Buddhism.
Surveying the prominent schools of thought in pre-Qin China--Daoism, Confucianism, Mohism
, and Legalism--he explores the development of thought from the primitive concept of destiny to the philosophical "Dao" and offers a discussion of the major philosophical themes in each school of thought with a unique collection of insights from commentators.
(5) The other three are Confucianism, Daoism and Mohism
, represented by Confucius, Lao Tzu and Mo Tzu.
Much has been written about the specific standards which Han Feizi and other Legalists lay out, and about the relationship between Legalism in general and rival schools of thought such as Mohism
, Confucianism, and Daoism.
Confucian principles have also been blended with the doctrines of Legalism and Mohism
to influence managerial practice.
(2) Lastly, I comment on the construction of "Mohism
" in a critical way, highlighting problems intrinsic to the study of intellectual affiliation in early China.
A sampling of the entries on art, literature, language, and religion includes mythology, Mohism
, popular religion, writing system, and film, with lengthy overview articles included on the major religions of Daoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism.
Cosmology, Harmony & Manufacturing Mohism
She discusses five philosophical schools during this momentous, and at times quite tumultuous, period in classical China: Confucianism, Daoism, Mohism
, Legalism, and the School of Ming.
Their awareness of these dangers is evident in their fierce opposition to movements in their own times that they thought were one-sided: for example, to features of the main currents of Taoism and Mohism