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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1049–1069.
Published: 01 November 2010
... as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. This article explores the possibility of a virtue ethics in a tradition that has been largely neglected, Chinese Daoism, by focusing on one of the most important classics in this tradition, the Zhuangzi . Contrary to a common misconception of the Zhuangzi as skeptical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 658–660.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 1995 ), 6 . Translation as Citation: Zhuangzi Inside Out . By Haun Saussy . New York : Oxford University Press , 2017 . vi, 150 pp. ISBN: 9780198812531 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019  2019 In ABC...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 1013–1014.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the fundamental ideas of early Chinese philosophy in a lexical manner, Coutinho investigates the central concepts of three classic texts, the Laozi, Zhuangzi , and Liezi . The concepts are not arbitrary but follow a definite order: “from the cosmological and ontological to the existential, epistemological...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 1047–1048.
Published: 01 August 2008
... into and profound readings of Chinese thought. In the present book, Jullien considers the notion “to feed one's life” ( yangsheng ), especially as it is elaborated in the Zhuangzi. In twelve short chapters, Jullien elucidates the notion of vital nourishment from different angels, and he shows how this notion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 824–825.
Published: 01 August 1998
... of their dead parents. Hansen sees Zhuangzi as the logical outcome of the dialectic between the Confucians and the Moists: each side has a dao that is embodied in a language with BOOK REVIEWS CHINA 825 a set of distinctions; each language corresponds to a perspective, a way of responding to the world...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 502–504.
Published: 01 May 2004
...); $22.95 (paper). This is an in-depth and detailed study of the thought of the Wei-Jin neo-Daoist thinker, Guo Xiang (252 312). Most of his thought is presented as a commentary on the Zhuangzi a Daoist text from the classical period of Chinese thought which Guo also edited, selecting the now orthodox...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1079–1080.
Published: 01 November 2021
... In a series of chapters that reevaluate standout authors and moments in Chinese literary history, this new monograph by Wendy Swartz explores the imprint of philosophical texts, including the Laozi , Zhuangzi , and Classic of Changes , on early medieval Chinese poetry. In the brief introduction...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 February 2003
... and the Interpretation of Culture , edited by Nelson C. and Grossberg L. . Urbana : University of Illinois Press . Lau D. C. , trans. 1970 . Mencius . Hammondsworth, England : Penguin . Liu X. 1994 . Classifying the Zhuangzi Chapters . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan, Center...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 802–804.
Published: 01 August 2014
... and, paradoxically, also to combat the perceived decadence of their age. I found that this chapter in particular provides important context for the reading of not only Stone, but all manner of vernacular literature of the late imperial period. It also informs our understanding of Baoyu's own reading of Zhuangzi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (4): 1122–1124.
Published: 01 November 2007
...-written book analyzes early Daoist discourse in terms of four related categories: cosmogony, cosmology, ontology, and soteriology. Sources for this material include the Guodian and Mawangdui editions of the Laozi and selections from the Zhuangzi and Guanzi , as well as the Liezi, Huainanzi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 655–657.
Published: 01 August 2019
...-introductory chapters present what we might possibly call “early theories of pleasure,” focusing on the role and importance of pleasure in the writings of Mencius, Zhuangzi, and Xunzi (chapters 3, 4, and 5), the remaining three are rather extended case studies of prominent intellectual figures thinking...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 672–674.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the concepts of ziran and wuwei in the different contexts in which they occur in the Laozi and Zhuangzi . He accurately identifies that underlying both is the absence of direct intentionality (10, 13). He then investigates analogous concepts in the works of Western philosophers as diverse as Aristotle...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 277–278.
Published: 01 February 2009
... into fruitful dialogue. The reader at times feels as if present at a symposium where Mozi and Marx contest the control of labor, Zhuangzi and Sartre debate the nature of self-knowledge, and A. C. Graham and Oleg Grabar discuss the moral significance of artifice. Grounding the diverse threads...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 577–578.
Published: 01 August 2022
... 慎到 writings, the Book of Lord Shang , Zhuangzi , Xunzi , and Han Feizi . This is surely an excellent sample, but it leaves out several most interesting compendia—such as Guanzi , Lüshi chunqiu , parts of Liji , and so forth. The philosophically rich segments of historical works...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 473–474.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and that provokes feelings of helplessness and the need for coping strategies (119). Chapter 5, “Coping with Uncertainty,” builds on the discussion of fate to discuss mantic and philosophical strategies for coping with existential incompetence, ending with an in-depth exploration of Zhuangzi 's sixth chapter...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 709–710.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... 130-35). Although Xing Lu knows the controversies about the unity of the Zhuangzi, "for convenience," she treats "Zhuangzi as the author of the whole text" (p. 322). For the same reason she retains the traditional view about ancient texts and authors without any further justification. This is all...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 607–608.
Published: 01 August 1988
... the discussions and philosophical expositions were reduced to subjective interpretations. However, as Kam Louie points out, "This did not mean that original work was not produced. Some interpretations of the classical philosophers such as Guan Feng's work on Zhuangzi did show some insights which were new...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 959–962.
Published: 01 November 2010
... chronological archive.” Next is a pair of research articles that, though very different from one another in topical focus, share a concern with the distant Chinese past. The first is philosopher Y ong H uang 's “Respecting Different Ways of Life: A Daoist Ethics of Virtue in the Zhuangzi ,” which focuses...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 757–760.
Published: 01 August 2020
...I-Hsien Wu 1 Wilt L. Idema , Judge Bao and the Rule of Law: Eight Ballad-Stories from the Period 1250–1450 ( Singapore : World Scientific , 2010 ) ; Idema, The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun (New York: Columbia University Press, 2014); Idema, trans., Records...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 505–507.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., then, outline the history of the religion, beginning with its precursors among the ancient philosophers Laozi and Zhuangzi (chapter 1), moving on to the shamans of the Chuchi and the magical practitioners of the Han (chapter 2), and focusing in their main part (chaps. 2 6) on the major formative schools...