March24 - o 1. Philosophical Daoism: the principal Daoist...

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Chin Myth 24/03/2008 11:32:00 Talked about paper structure and is going to talk more about paper structure and how to cite sources on Wednesday Popular Chinese conception of death: YAMA was the first to die and thereafter became in charge of the world of the death, he became king of the world of the dead. When Buddhism came to China, Yama is fitted into the beurocratic infrastructure of the World of the dead. DAOISM: Philosophical and Religious Daoism (Dao, Tao) “The Way” o Used by all schools of philosophy and all religions o A distinction is often made between “religious” Daoism and “philosophical” Daoism o Philosophical Daoism begins in pre-imperial times o Religious Daoism can also be seen in pre-imperial times o Religious Daoism become organized in Han Times Daoism: 4 stream come together 350-250 BC. Each certainly had a long prior period of development
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Unformatted text preview: o 1. Philosophical Daoism: the principal Daoist philosophers o 2. Hygiene, or Daoist “yoga”: breathing exercises. Physical cultivation, dietary practice, etc. o 3. Five elements and yin-yang o 4. Immortality: Queen Mother of the West; Isles of the Blest • All four streams were important Daoism developed during the Han (206BC-221AD) • Philosophical Daoism o 1. Lao Zi (Lao Tzu) Author supposed to have lived 6 th century BC Text put together during the 3 rd century BC Text: The Lao Zi or Daode jing o 2. Lie Zi, Lieh Tzu Author supposed to have lived 5 th-4 th centuries BC Text put together during the 3 rd century AD o 3. Zhuang Zi, Chuang Tzu Author lived 4 th century BC (traditional dates:369-286 BC) Text put together 3 rd-2 nd centuries BC, though some parts from earlier 24/03/2008 11:32:00 24/03/2008 11:32:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CHINESE 155 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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