volume 42, issue 5, P562-576 2015
DOI: 10.1163/15406253-04205008
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Ken Berthel

Abstract: This article focuses on Zhuangzi’s discussions of language to demonstrate how they can clarify his positions on two particular philosophical issues about which there has been significant interest and debate in recent years: (1) relativism and the problem of oneness and (2) skepticism. I argue that Zhuangzi is committed to a (non-contradictory) universe composed of real, constantly transforming actualities that nevertheless always escape being captured in conventional modes of human logic and language. Examinin…

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