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Taoist Communication Theory

  • By: Xiaosui Xiao
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

One of the two great philosophical traditions that originated in China, Taoism (also known as Daoism) is both the opposite of and complementary to the other indigenous philosophical tradition, orthodox Confucianism. Whereas Confucius (6th–5th century BC) and Mencius (4th–3rd century BC), ...

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