The Expression of Tao and The Peace of Wu-Wei - two key concepts in Taoism

GEOFFREY SAXBY 8 PAGES (2603 WORDS) Essay/Paper
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The aim of this essay is to show, firstly, how Tao is expressed as a positive exposition of actuality and secondly, the peace that the non-attachment of the Taoist concept wu-wei can bring. It seeks to show that Tao is a way of life and not a principle to aspire toward. In Chinese culture, Tao is antithetical to Confucianism; its emphasis upon spontaneity and individuality a stark contrast to the social obligation and moral duty stressed by Confucian thinking. Every aspect of existence has its own Tao and must find its natural ‘way’ of being, as a river finds its course to the sea.

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GEOFFREY, S (2020). The Expression of Tao and The Peace of Wu-Wei - two key concepts in Taoism. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 26, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-expression-of-tao-and-the-peace-of-wu-wei-two-key-concepts-in-taoism

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SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "The Expression of Tao and The Peace of Wu-Wei - two key concepts in Taoism" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 05 Dec. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/the-expression-of-tao-and-the-peace-of-wu-wei-two-key-concepts-in-taoism . Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "The Expression of Tao and The Peace of Wu-Wei - two key concepts in Taoism". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 05 Dec. 2020. Web. 26 Jan. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-expression-of-tao-and-the-peace-of-wu-wei-two-key-concepts-in-taoism >.

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SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "The Expression of Tao and The Peace of Wu-Wei - two key concepts in Taoism" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed January 26, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-expression-of-tao-and-the-peace-of-wu-wei-two-key-concepts-in-taoism