Journal of Religious Ethics 33 (3):503 - 535 (2005)

Abstract
A concern central to virtually all full-blooded instances of religious ethics is how persuasively to represent a world central to our fulfillment that far exceeds our normal understanding. The treatment of three kinds of language in an early Daoist text, the Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), contains an especially profound discussion and expression of such persuasive presentations in religious ethics. This study examines it and concludes by viewing Dante's Commedia through the perspectives Zhuangzi's ideas and practices present
Keywords representation  Dante  genre  Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu)  religious ethics  persuasion
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9795.2005.00232.x
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