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Lecture Notes - Phil209A Chuang Tzu/Zhuangzi pretty...

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Phil209A 24/04/2008 13:00:00 Chuang Tzu/Zhuangzi     pretty different from Confucius  Three Stages of Taoism: Yang Chu o Lao-tzu o Chuang-tzu                                                                                                                 Life Don’t know much about his life- probably born from 369 B.C.E. to 287 B.C.E  but there are differing opinions  In a time of Warring States and saw so much suffering and thought that  answers lay not in the real world So poor that sometimes had to borrow from neighbors or starve and had  opportunities to improve rank/wealth but turned them down Explored happiness/meaning of life The Happy Excursion There are two levels of happiness Political and Social Philosophy
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course PHIL 209A taught by Professor Chan during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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