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Hiding the World in the World (SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture Series): Uneven Discourses on the Zhuangzi

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Presents wide-ranging and up-to-date interpretations of the Zhuangzi, the Daoist classic and one of the most elusive works ever written.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791458662
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Series: SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Cook is Associate Professor of Chinese at Grinnell College.

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Table of Contents


A Note on Conventions

Scott Cook

1. Bimodal Mystical Experience in the "Qiwulun" Chapter of the Zhuangzi
Harold D. Roth

2. How Many Are the Ten Thousand Things and I? Relativism, Mysticism, and the Privileging of Oneness in the "Inner Chapters"
Brook Ziporyn

3. Harmony and Cacophony in the Panpipes of Heaven
Scott Cook

4. From "Merging the Body with the Mind" to "Wandering in Unitary Qi ": A Discussion of Zhuangzi's Realm of the True Man and Its Corporeal Basis
Rur-Bin Yang

5. Guru or Skeptic? Relativistic Skepticism in the Zhuangzi
Chad Hansen

6. Aporetics Ethics in the Zhuangzi
Dan Lusthaus

7. Reflex and Reflectivity: Wuwei in the Zhuangzi
Alan Fox

8. A Mind-Body Problem in the Zhuangzi?
Paul Rakita Goldin

9. "Nothing Can Overcome Heaven": The Notion of Spirit in the Zhuangzi
Michael J. Puett

10. Transforming the Dao: A Critique of A. C. Graham's Translation of the Inner Chapters of the Zhuangzi
Shuen-Fu Lin

References to Works on the Zhuangzi

List of Contributors

Index of Zhuangzi Citations


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