Daoism as Critical Theory

Abstract

Classical philosophical Daoism as it is expressed in the Dao-De-Jing and the Zhuang-Zi is often interpreted as lacking a capacity for critique and resistance. Since these capacities are taken to be central components of Enlightenment reason and action, it would follow that Daoism is incompatible with Enlightenment. This interpretation is being refuted by… (More)

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@inproceedings{Wenning2011DaoismAC, title={Daoism as Critical Theory}, author={M. Wenning}, year={2011} }