Zhuang Zhou

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Zhuangzi (莊子)
Zhuang Zhou (莊周)
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Bornc. 369BC
Diedc. 286BC
EraAncient philosophy
RegionChinese philosophy
SchuilTaoism
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.