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: It is rarely noticed that Oakeshott occasion-ally quotes the Zhuangzi in Rationalism in Politics . The Zhuangzi was an ancient Daoist text emphasizing the free and wandering life of someone who

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ABSTRACT The Zhuangzi, a 4th century BCE Chinese text, is optimistic about life unrestrained by entrenched values. This paper contributes to existing debates on Zhuangzian freedom in three ways.

Laughter in early China: The Zhuangzi and beyond

  • Ai Yuan
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Abstract Traditionally, in both East and West, laughter, and in particular its causes, have been studied under the category of humour. However, ideas on and practices of laughter itself have been

Can Ritual Be Modern? Liquid Modernity, Social Acceleration and Li-Inspired Ritual

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    European Journal for Philosophy of Religion
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Our late modernity has been characterized by Zygmunt Bauman and Hartmut Rosa as, respectively, “liquid” and “accelerated”. These are demanding aspects of reality that have elicited both adaptive and

Oneness and ‘the church in Taiwan’

Worldwide followers of the late Chinese Christian reformers Watchman Nee and Witness Lee share a central concern with human-divine ‘oneness’, but there are different understandings in different

Zhuangzi’s Theory on “Fate” and the Humanistic Spirit within

Conventional accounts of Zhuangzi’s concept of fate are limited to only a certain aspect of it. At the same time, they seem to be mutually contradictory. This essay investigates this concept afresh

The laughing sage: Chinese and western perspectives

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    International Communication of Chinese Culture
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This article attempts to shed light on the cultural understanding of laughter in the East and in the West. More specifically, it introduces the sages who take laughter as their signature both in