Zhuangzi, The Inborn Nature and The Heavenly Dao

Zhuangzi’s Pluralism and Skepticism

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In the Zhuangzi, there is a tension between pluralism/skepticism and the preservation of one’s inborn nature –which is often read as individualism. Can Zhuangzi’s skeptical pluralism (which seems open to the external) be reconciled with the significance placed on the preservation of one’s inborn nature (which seems closed…

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Philosophy MA Student @ The CUNY Graduate Center

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Philosophy MA Student @ The CUNY Graduate Center

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