Thursday, September 11, 2008


Xuanxue or Neotaoism is a sub-discipline of Confucianism and Taoism, its main theme is to study the very nature of being, similar to ontology while not being the Chinese counterpart of it. The name means the meta-, deep, profound; is study. Literally speaking, Xuanxue is the study of the deep, profound or meta-nature of being or not being, Tao, etc.

Among its scholars are Wang Bi and Guo Xiang.

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