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Zhuangzi

Overview
Works: 1,889 works in 4,107 publications in 13 languages and 32,201 library holdings
Genres: Sacred books  Juvenile works  Folklore  Caricatures and cartoons  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Commentaries  Illustrated works  Biography  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Attributed name, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other
Classifications: BL1900.C5, 181.1
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Most widely held works by Zhuangzi
Three ways of thought in ancient China by Arthur Waley( Book )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Waley, whose books and translations have done so much to bring the literature and thought of China and Japan to English readers, has created a charming book by weaving together the words of the Chinese philosophers themselves with background history and explanatory comment
The Wisdom of Laotse by Laozi( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 1976 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the "Book of Tao," each chapter of which is followed by a comparable passage from Chuangtse's writings; supplemented by "Prolegomena" and "Imaginary conversations between Laotse and Confucius" by Chuangtse
The way of Chuang-Tzŭ by Zhuangzi( Book )

30 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of readings from the Taoist philosopher Chuang-tzu, selected and freely interpreted
Basic writings by Zhuangzi( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The basic writings of Chuang Tzu have been savored by Chinese readers for more than two thousand years. And Burton Watson's lucid and beautiful translation has been loved by generations of readers. Chuang Tzu (369?-286? B.C.) was a leading philosopher representing the Taoist strain in Chinese thought. Using parable and anecdote, allegory and paradox, he set forth, in the book that bears his name, the early ideas of what was to become the Taoist school. Central to these is the belief that only by understanding Tao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can man achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings includes the seven "inner chapters", which form the heart of the book, three of the "outer chapters", and one of the "miscellaneous chapters". Watson also provides an introduction, which places the philosopher in relation to Chinese history and thought. Witty and imaginative, enriched by brilliant imagery, and making sportive use of both mythological and historical personages (including even Confucius), this timeless classic is sure to appeal to anyone interested in Chinese religion and culture
The sayings of Chuang Chou by Zhuangzi( Book )

247 editions published between 1724 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu gong fen nei pian, wai pian yi ji za pian san da bu fen, zhu yao nei rong bao gua xiao yao you, qi wu lun, yang sheng zhu, ren jian shi, de chong fu, da zong shi, ying di wang deng
The inner chapters by Zhuangzi( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chuang Tzu stands alongside the Tao Te Ching as a founding classic of Taoism. The Inner Chapters are the only sustained section of this text widely believed to be the work of Chuang Tzu himself, dating to the 4th century BC. They are full of fantastic tales - of a gigantic fish that becomes a bird; a cook who never sharpens his blade though he butchers numberless oxen; a magical being who lives in the mountains, lives off air and dew and rides on cloud carts pulled by dragons; a student of Confucius who attains the great learning of 'sitting and forgetting'; and much more. Interspersed with these stories is advice and guidance on every aspect of life - including death. While Lao Tzu's writings are short, pithy statements, Chuang Tzu's are voluminous and full of puns, riddles and outright jokes. He challenges the status quo at all times and champions our right to live our own lives in a simple, straightforward fashion, uncorrupted by society's strictures or by desperate attempts at fame and fortune. This is a clear-cut primer for peace of mind and a balanced lifestyle. The stunning photographs, many of which are Solala Towler's own, capture the atmosphere of the peacefulness and tranquillity of ancient China as perceived in Zen, and in contemplation of their beauty and the insightful and inspirational prose, the reader will absorb the eternal message of Zen
Chuang tzŭ, Taoist philosopher and Chinese mystic by Zhuangzi( Book )

31 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhuang zu: Inner chapters by Zhuangzi( Book )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuang tzŭ: mystic, moralist, and social reformer by Zhuangzi( Book )

42 editions published between 1889 and 2009 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Chuang Tzu by Zhuangzi( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the great founders of Taoism, Chuang Tzu lived in the fourth century BC and is among the most enjoyable and intriguing personalities in the whole of Chinese philosophy. Like the Lieh Tzu and the Tao Te Ching, the Chuang Tzu perceives the Tao - the Way of Nature - not as a term to be explained but as a path to walk. 'The Tao that is clear is not the Tao'; experience is all." "The Book of Chuang Tzu enters into debate with logic and dances around philosophy, making Confucian earnestness - along with the pretensions of emperors, bureaucrats and sages - the frequent butt of its jokes. Radical and subversive, employing wit, humour and shock-tactics, the Chuang Tzu is concerned not with government but with the life and growth of the individual spirit."--Jacket
Musings of a Chinese mystic; selections from the philosophy of Chuang Tzŭ by Zhuangzi( Book )

53 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wandering on the way : early Taoist tales and parables of Chuang Tzu by Zhuangzi( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhuangzi speaks : the music of nature by Zhizhong Cai( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the sayings of Zhuangzi rendered into cartoon form and translated into English
Nanhua zhen jing by Zhuangzi( Book )

107 editions published between 1533 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gai shu fen wei "Nei pian", "Wai pian", "Za pian" san pian nei rong. shu zhong suo shou ru de zuo pin jun you "yuan wen", "zhu shi" liang bu fen zu cheng
Chuang-tzŭ : the seven inner chapters and other writings from the book Chuang-tzŭ by Zhuangzi( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhuangzi : basic writings by Zhuangzi( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only by understanding Dao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can humankind achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. This is the central tenet of the philosophy espoused by Zhuangzi (369?-286?BC) in the book that bears his name. A leading philosopher of the Daoist strain, Zhuangzi used parable and anecdote, allegory and paradox, to set forth the early ideas of what was to become the Daoist school. Witty and imaginative, enriched by brilliant imagery, and making sportive use of both mythological and historical personages (including even Confucius), this is a timeless classic
Chuang-tzu : the Tao of Perfect Happiness : selections annotated & explained by Zhuangzi( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhuangzi ji shi by Zhuangzi( Book )

48 editions published between 1844 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhuangzi with collected commentaries
A new selected translation with an exposition of the philosophy of Kuo Hsiang by Zhuangzi( Book )

4 editions published between 1933 and 1964 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sacred books of China: The texts of Taoism by James Legge( Book )

15 editions published between 1891 and 1990 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The way of Chuang-Tzŭ
Alternative Names

controlled identityZhuang, Zhou

Changja.

Changju.

Chouang, Chou

Chuang , Chou

Chuang Chou, ca 369-ca 286 f.Kr.

Chuang-Chou ca. v4./3. Jh.

Chuang Dsi ca. v4./3. Jh.

Chuang Master ca. v4./3. Jh.

Chuang Tse.

Chuang-tse, ca 369-ca 286 f.Kr.

Chuang-tse ca. v4./3. Jh.

Chuang-tsi, ca 369-ca 286 f.Kr.

Chuang-tsu

Chuang-tsu ca. v4./3. Jh.

Chuang-Tze

Chuang , Tzu

Chuang-tzu, ca 369-ca 286 f.Kr.

Chuang-tzŭ ca. v4./3. Jh.

Chuang Zi ca. v4./3. Jh.

Chuangtzu ca. v4./3. Jh.

Chwang, Chow

Chwang-tse.

Chzhuant︠s︡zy

Ciuang ze

C̆uang-tsi

Čžuanczy.

Czuang-dze.

Czuang-tsy

Czuang-Tsy ca. v4./3. Jh.

Dschuang-Dse

Dschuang-dse ca. v4./3. Jh.

Dschuang, Ds

Dschuang dsi, ca 369-ca 286 f.Kr.

Dschuang-dsi ca. v4./3. Jh.

Dschuang-Tsi

Dsi, Dschuang

Dsi, Dschuang ca. v4./3. Jh.

Dsuang-Tse

Ḳṿang-tseh

Kwang-tse

Kwang-tsze.

Kwang-Zze ca. v4./3. Jh.

Kwnag-Tsze

Mistrz Zhuang.

Sō-shi

Sōji

Sōshi

Tchang ca. v4./3. Jh.

Tchoang-tzeu

Tchoang-Tzeu ca. v4./3. Jh.

Tchouang <matre>

Tchouang, Tcheou

Tchouang-tseu.

Tchouang-tseu, ca 369-ca 286 f.Kr.

Tchouang-tseu ca. v4./3. Jh.

Trang-tử

Ts′u’ang-Ṭasah

Tschuang-tse.

Tschuang-tse ca. v4./3. Jh.

Tse, Chuang

Tseu, Tchouang ca. v4./3. Jh.

Tsjwang-tze ca. v4./3. Jh.

Tsʹuʼang-Ṭasah

Tzu, Chuang

Tzu, Chuang ca. v4./3. Jh.

Zhou, Zhuang.

Zhuang Ze.

Zhuang, Zhou

Zhuang-Zi

Zhuang Zi, ca 369-ca 286 f.Kr.

Zhuang Zi ca. v4./3. Jh.

Zhuang, Zixiu

Zhuang Zu.

Zhuangzi

Zhuangzi, ca 369-ca 286 f.Kr.

Zhuangzi ca. v4./3. Jh.

Zhurang Zhou.

Zi, Zhuang ca. v4./3. Jh.

장자

장주.

壮子

莊, 周, 0370-0300 av. J.-C.

莊, 周 ca. v4./3. Jh.

莊子

莊子 ca. v4./3. Jh.

庄子.t南华経

莊子.莊子

莊子休

莊周

狀子

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The way of Chuang-TzŭBasic writingsThe sayings of Chuang ChouThe inner chaptersChuang tzŭ: mystic, moralist, and social reformerThe book of Chuang TzuMusings of a Chinese mystic; selections from the philosophy of Chuang TzŭWandering on the way : early Taoist tales and parables of Chuang Tzu