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Unformatted text preview: The Ideal of “No-action” or Wuwei (1) Meaning of “ wuwei er wu buwei ” iii) Foreign Policy (1) What should a large state do? (2) What should a small state do? iv) Sunzi’s Art of War —Art of avoiding war (1) Only choose war as the very last resort (2) Warfare is the art of deception III) Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu)—The Dao of Spontaneity a) Lived around 369-286 BCE: Contemporary of Mencius and Sunzi i) Legends about Zhuangzi b) Transcending Dualities i) Relativity of Meaning (1) Monkeys—“Three at Dawn, Four at Dusk” ii) Expanding our Perspective (1) Dream of the Butterfly (Read Watson p.45) iii) The Great Transformation of All Things iv) Fasting of the Mind c) Application to Life i) The Wholeness in Deformity (1) The Useless Shu Tree ii) The Spontaneity of Concentration (1) Cook Ting Carving Up an Ox...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course MMW 2 taught by Professor Chang during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.
- Winter '08