taoism


Philosophy as Cultural Style: The Case of Xiong Shili

V.V. MALYAVIN Tamkang University, Taiwan, R.O.C.   Philosophy as Cultural Style: The Case of Xiong Shili   Modern Chinese philosophy was doomed from the start to be essentially two-faced. It has always been defining itself simultaneously by its relation to the Western thought and the native Chinese legacy. When trying […]

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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 […]