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“It Goes beyond Skill”

Dan Robins

in Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888028931
eISBN:
9789882209800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In early Chinese discourse, a dào was most often a norm-governed way of doing something, such as filling a role, engaging in an activity, or achieving some goal. The dào promoted by the various ... More


The Art of Chinese Philosophy: Eight Classical Texts and How to Read Them

Paul Goldin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200798
eISBN:
9780691200811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200798.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides an unmatched introduction to eight of the most important works of classical Chinese philosophy—the Analects of Confucius, Mozi, Mencius, Laozi, Zhuangzi, Sunzi, Xunzi, and Han ... More


Tao, World, and Mind: Mystical Adaptations of the Taoist Classics

Livia Kohn

in Mysticism and Sacred Scripture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195097030
eISBN:
9780199848805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195097030.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The two major classics of the Taoist tradition, the Daode jing and the Zhuangzi, are philosophical writings from about 300 bce that contain a rich store of ancient wisdom They are not at all alike. ... More


Individualism in Early China: Human Agency and the Self in Thought and Politics

Erica Fox Brindley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833862
eISBN:
9780824870768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Conventional wisdom has it that the concept of individualism was absent in early China. This book provides an important corrective to this view and persuasively argues that an idea of individualism ... More


Zhuangzi and the Happy Fish

Roger T. Ames and Takahiro Nakajima (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846831
eISBN:
9780824868185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846831.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume of essays constitutes an attempt by a community of international scholars to provide their own exegesis of one of the most frequently rehearsed anecdotes of the Zhuangzi that is often ... More


Translation as Citation: Zhuangzi Inside Out

Haun Saussy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198812531
eISBN:
9780191851353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812531.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Translation as Citation denies that translating amounts to the composition, in one language, of statements equivalent to statements previously made in another. Rather, translation works with elements ... More


Zhuangzi

Paul R. Goldin

in The Art of Chinese Philosophy: Eight Classical Texts and How to Read Them

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200798
eISBN:
9780691200811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200798.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter studies the Zhuangzi. Unlike in the previously discussed texts, virtually all serious scholars accept that the Zhuangzi comprises layers of diverse origin and date. Since the twentieth ... More


Self within World

John L. Culliney and David Jones

in The Fractal Self: Science, Philosophy, and the Evolution of Human Cooperation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866617
eISBN:
9780824875763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866617.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

We describe the foundations of the fractal self in relation to the Chinese notion of personal development and enhancement of adeptness in the world and mutualism with the other. This seeking, ... More


Guo Moruo: Radically Changing Attitudes Toward Zhuangzi

Liu Jianmei

in Zhuangzi and Modern Chinese Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190238155
eISBN:
9780190238179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238155.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter deals with Guo Moruo’s changing attitudes toward Zhuangzi, which went through three different stages. During the first stage, before 1924, Guo portrayed a literary Zhuangzi, conforming ... More


Quine’s Naturalized Epistemology and Zhuangzi’s Daoist Naturalism: How Their Constructive Engagement Is Possible

Bo Mou

in The Philosophical Challenge from China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028431
eISBN:
9780262323628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028431.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, I examine how it is possible for Zhuangzi’s Daoist naturalism to constructively engage W. V. Quine’s naturalized epistemology to jointly contribute to our understanding and treatment ... More


Action without Agency and Natural Human Action: Resolving a Double Paradox

Brian Bruya

in The Philosophical Challenge from China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028431
eISBN:
9780262323628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028431.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In the philosophy of action, it is generally understood that action presupposes an agent performing or guiding the action. Action is also generally understood as distinct from the kind of motion that ... More


Ghost Ribs of Discourse beyond the Phaedrus: Radical and Domesticated Forgetting in Euripides, Zhuangzi, and Aristotle

Jennifer R. Rapp

in Ordinary Oblivion and the Self Unmoored: Reading Plato's Phaedrus and Writing the Soul

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257430
eISBN:
9780823261543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257430.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In the conclusion Rapp situates Plato in relationship to Aristotle, Euripides, and Zhuangzi (the 4th century BCE Daoist figure) in order to extend the scope and significance of the book's study of ... More


China’s Three Teachings in Korea

Don Baker

in Korean Spirituality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832339
eISBN:
9780824869373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832339.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the three teachings or religions—Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism—that China brought to Korea. The three religions function more as broad umbrella terms for clusters of ... More


The Queen Mother of the West and Wu Zhao

N. Harry Rothschild

in Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169387
eISBN:
9780231539180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169387.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the role played by the Queen Mother of the West in amplifying Wu Zhao's political authority. From an array of different ancient directional goddesses who appear on Shang oracle ... More


Deeper Repertoire Analysis: “Avoiding Grains”

Robert Ford Campany

in Making Transcendents: Ascetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833336
eISBN:
9780824870218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833336.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on adepts’ avoidance of “grains” or duangu (cutting off grains). This regimen directed adepts to minimize or entirely avoid eating things considered to be staple foods in the ... More


Zhuangzi

Paul Contino

in Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153973
eISBN:
9780231527194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153973.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on Chinese philosopher Zhuangzhi, who lived in the fourth century bce, in the thick of China's hazardous Warring States period. He witnessed the irritable reaching after fact and ... More


Servants of the Self and Empire: Institutionally Controlled Individualism at the Dawn of a New Era

Erica Fox Brindley

in Individualism in Early China: Human Agency and the Self in Thought and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833862
eISBN:
9780824870768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833862.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines writings from the third through second centuries BCE that idealize both the natural, internal sources of authority and institutional, external controls in society. By adapting ... More


Invaluable Justice: Heidegger, Derrida, and Daoism Thinking on Values and Justice

Steven Burik

in Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839673
eISBN:
9780824868604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines what comparative philosophy can contribute to thinking about values, economics, and justice by focusing on the views of Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida as well as Daoists. ... More


Knots in the Dao

Jay L. Garfield and Graham Priest

in What Can't be Said: Paradox and Contradiction in East Asian Thought

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197526187
eISBN:
9780197526217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526187.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the ways that paradox is treated in the Daodejing and the Zhuangzi. We discuss the paradox of ineffability in the Daodejing as well as the Zhuangzi’s paradoxes regarding ... More


The Daoist-Confucian Synthesis

Li Zehou

in The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833077
eISBN:
9780824870706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833077.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the opposition and complementarity of Confucianism and Daoism that manifest in the notion of “the naturalization of humans” put forward by the Daoists and Zhuangzi and in the ... More


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