Zhuang Zhou

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Zhuangzi (莊子)
Zhuang Zhou (莊周)
Born c. 369BC
Died c. 286BC
Era Ancient philosophy
Region Chinese philosophy
Schuil Taoism
Zhuang Zhou
Tradeetional Cheenese 莊周
Simplifee'd Cheenese 庄周
Alternative Cheenese name
Tradeetional Cheenese 莊子
Simplifee'd Cheenese 庄子
Leeteral meanin "Master Zhuang"

Zhuang Zhou, eften kent as Zhuangzi ("Master Zhuang"),[lower-alpha 1] wis an influential Cheenese filosofer wha lived aroond the 4t century BC during the Warrin States period, a period correspondin tae the summit o Cheenese filosofie, the Hunder Schuils o Thocht. He is creditit wi writin—in pairt or in whole—a wark kent bi his name, the Zhuangzi, which expresses a filosofie o skepticism.

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  1. Ither romanisations include Zhuang Tze, Chuang Chou, Chuang Tsu, Chuang Tzu, Chouang-Dsi, Chuang Tse, or Chuangtze.