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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Nature in Asian Traditions of Thought
Article/Chapter Title:Human/Nature in Nietzsche and Taoism
Author(s):Parkes, Graham
Religion(s):Taoism
Publisher Name:State University of New York Press
Place of Publication:Albany, N.Y.
Date of Publication:1989
Pages:79-98
Annotation:Parkes identifies and compares similar perspectives on the human/nature relationship in the works of Nietzsche and Taoism. With a sustained critique of anthropocentrism, Parkes analyzes Zarathustra, Chuang-tzu, and Lao-tzu in order to demonstrate how similarities between Western and Eastern philosophical thought may provide new ideas for contemporary environmental situations.
   
 
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