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Beyond Matrix, or the Tao of Postmodernity

V. V. Maliavin Institute of Slavic Studies, Tamkang University, Taiwan It is well known that the passage to Postmodernity – if this term seems acceptable – has brought about dramatic changes in the concept of Praxis. The classical philosophy has treated Praxis as a conscious activity articulated through the opposition […]


Recovering the Senses: Taoist Response to the Modern Spiritual Crisis

 V.V.Maliavin Tamkang University, Taiwan.    Recovering the Senses: Taoist Response to the Modern Spiritual Crisis   Abstract The modern world is in deep spiritual crisis caused primary by the breakdown of the classical epistemological model. The legacy of Chinese Taoism which has developed an ingenious tradition based on the principle […]


Zhuang-zi’s Concept of Harmony and Its Cultural Implications

V. V.  MALIAVIN Tamkang University, Taiwan.     Zhuang-zi’s Concept of Harmony and Its Cultural Implications   Summary   The ancient Taoist philosopher Zhuangzi (beginning of the 4th century B.C.) whose views comprise the core of the book ascribed to him offers a profound concept of harmony whose basic condition […]