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Taoism: A philosophy or a religion?

  There is some debate about a distinction between Taoism as a religious tradition and Taoism as a philosophical system. When most Westerners think of Taoism, they are often referring to the works of Laozi and Zhuangzi. These thought systems many be seen as philosophies rather than religions, as they include nothing within themselves about [...]

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Book of Zhuangzi

Zhuang Zi (Book of Zhuangzi) is a collection of the sayings of the Taoists. Also named Zhuang Zhou, Zhuang Zi was an anchoret in the Warring States Period (475-221BC) and he was born in Meng (today’s Shangqiu in Henan Province) of the Song State. Compiled by Liu Xiang in the Song Dynasty (960-1279), the book [...]

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