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9780872205819

The Inner Chapters

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  • ISBN13:

    9780872205819

  • ISBN10:

    0872205819

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-03-01
  • Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc

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Summary

The Inner Chapters are the oldest pieces of the larger collection of writings by several fourth, third, and second century B.C. authors that constitute the classic of Taoism, the Chuang-Tzu (or Zhuangzi). It is this core of ancient writings that is ascribed to Chuang-Tzu himself.

Table of Contents

Conversion Table ix
Preface x
PART ONE Introduction
Chuang-tzu and the origins of Taoism
3(3)
Spontaneity
6(3)
Rejection of logic
9(6)
Heaven and man
15(5)
The unifying vision
20(3)
Death and mutilation
23(2)
Language
25(2)
The book Chuang-tzu and the problems of translation
27(16)
Notes
34(2)
Finding List for the Chinese text
36(7)
PART TWO The writings of Chuang-tzu: the Inner chapters (chapters 1 - 7) of Chuang-tzu and passages related to the Inner chapters
Going rambling without a destination (Chuang-tzu, chapter 1)
43(5)
The sorting which evens things out (chapter 2)
48(14)
What matters in the nurture of life (chapter 3)
62(4)
Worldly business among men (chapter 4)
66(10)
The signs of fullness of Power (chapter 5)
76(8)
The teacher who is the ultimate ancestor (chapter 6)
84(10)
Responding to the Emperors and Kings (chapter 7)
94(6)
Passages related to the Inner chapters
100(16)
PART THREE A 'School of Chuang-tzu' selection
Stories about Chuang-tzu
116(10)
The dialogues of Confucius and Old Tan
126(9)
The advantages of spontaneity
135(8)
Rationalising the Way: the 'Great Man'
143(15)
Irrationalising the Way: 'Knowledge roams north'
158(12)
Utopia and the decline of government ('Menders of nature', chapter 16)
170(6)
The cult of immortality
176(5)
`The essentials of our nature and destiny'
181(2)
Stray ideas
183(6)
Evolution
Self-alienation
Down with technology!
It isn't his fault, it's society
Miscellaneous
189(11)
Notes
193(7)
PART FOUR The essays of the Primitivist and episodes related to them
Webbed toes (Chuang-tzu, chapter 8)
200(4)
Horses' hooves (chapter 9)
204(3)
Rifling trunks (chapter 10)
207(4)
Keep it in place and within bounds (chapter 11, introduction)
211(3)
Episodes related to the Primitivist essays
214(10)
Notes
217(7)
PART FIVE The Yangist miscellany
Yielding the throne (Chuang-tzu, chapter 28)
224(10)
Robber Chih (chapter 29)
234(10)
The discourse on swords (chapter 30)
244(4)
The old fisherman (chapter 31)
248(11)
Notes
254(5)
PART SIX The Syncretist writings
The Way of Heaven (Chuang-tzu, chapter 13, introduction)
259(5)
Finicky notions (chapter 15)
264(4)
Syncretist fragments
268(3)
Three rhapsodies on the way
271(3)
Below in the empire (chapter 33)
274(12)
Notes
285(1)
List of Characters 286(3)
Index 289

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