Mohism

noun Moh·ism \ˈmōˌizəm\

Definition of Mohism

plural

-s

  1. :  the teachings of Mo Ti characterized by an emphasis on equalitarian universal love and opposition to traditionalism and Confucianism

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Origin and Etymology of mohism

Mo Ti fl 400 b.c. Chinese philosopher + connective -h- + English -ism


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