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  1. Humour as the Playful Sidekick to Language in the Zhuangzi.Katrin Froese - 2013 - Asian Philosophy 23 (2):137-152.
    Humour in the Zhuangzi is used to question the priority that human beings bestow upon language and thought, revealing both its limitations and its possibilities. Hierarchies and conventions are overturned and both the sense and senselessness of language are celebrated. Humour also opens up a world in which a plethora of perspectives is acknowledged and the purpose of purposelessness is underscored. Encouraging us to take laughter seriously also allows us to view the seeming gravity of the human condition with increased (...)
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  • Bibliografía seleccionada y comentada sobre Taoísmo Clásico : Obras generales y Zhuāng zǐ.Javier Bustamante Donas & Juan Luis Varona - 2015 - 'Ilu. Revista de Ciencias de Las Religiones 20:269-311.
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  • Of Fish, Butterflies and Birds: Relativism and Nonrelative Valuation in the Zhuangzi.Robert Elliott Allinson - 2015 - Asian Philosophy 25 (3):238-252.
    I argue that the main theme of the Zhuangzi is that of spiritual transformation. If there is no such theme in the Zhuangzi, it becomes an obscure text with relativistic viewpoints contradicting statements and stories designed to lead the reader to a state of spiritual transformation. I propose to reveal the coherence of the deep structure of the text by clearly dividing relativistic statements designed to break down fixed viewpoints from statements, anecdotes, paradoxes and metaphors designed to lead the reader (...)
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