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- DescriptionZhuangzi: Text and Context is a comprehensive discussion of the ancient Daoist work Zhuangzi in 24 chapters, providing a chrologically-based outline of the context of the work, from the compilation of the text to its reading in 21st century ecology, plus a systematic discussion and interpretation of its central concepts from perfect happiness to playful uselessness. The book integrates a vast spectrum of original and secondary sources, examines the history and ideas in a wide context, both within China and cross-culturally, and relates many of Zhuangzi s key tions and practices to modern science, tably physics, biology, and psychology. Encyclopedic in scope, meticulous in execution, and skillfully presented, it is a must for anyone interested in traditional Chinese thought.
- Author(s)Associate Professor of Religion Livia Kohn
- PublisherThree Pine Press
- Date of Publication28/02/2014
- SubjectNon-Christian Religions
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThree Pine Press
- Weight522 g
- Width150 mm
- Height226 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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