By Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm; Zhuangzi.; Zhuangzi.; Shang, Geling; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm

ISBN-10: 0791466671

ISBN-13: 9780791466674

ISBN-10: 1423772881

ISBN-13: 9781423772880

Uses the idea that of religiosity to problem conventional perspectives of Nietzsche and Zhuangzi as nihilistic and anti-religious.

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2/6, Watson, 45) The world of Dao in Zhuangzi’s mind is a world that has “ten suns” shining differently together, a world that is a harmonious unity of ten-thousandthings. One should have no reason to attack “other” suns because of their differences. As One, Dao represents the infinite flux of the ever-becoming nature in which everything comes to be and ceases to be and cannot help but be what it is. “Heaven cannot help but be high; earth cannot help but be broad; sun and moon cannot help but revolve; the ten thousand things cannot help but flourish” (22/5, 22/5, Watson, 239).

The Dao as metaphysical Reality and cosmological origin is actually No-thing, which means no Dao as such exists. It is at this point that Zhuangzi departed from Laozi’s metaphysical interpretation of Dao. He did not force himself to deploy wu to pursue a metaphysical and ontological presupposition, or to trace the origin of the cosmos as Laozi did. Rather, he first questioned and then denounced such presuppositions. Therefore, Zhuangzi would accuse Laozi of hypostatizing No-thing into something, as root, beginning, or reality.

If there were such an n ultimate Being who could decide for us, we would not argue so urgently in the first place. The endless arguing about right and wrong itself disproves the existence of a final judgment about right and wrong. In this way, there is no difference whatsoever among different opinions: they are identical in their limitation and are equally relative, including the opinion that all opinions are relative. It is the human mind (chengxin) constructed by specific traditions and discourses that has decided or judged the rights and wrongs of various opinions, not truth itself.

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