The Chinese Tao and the Western Trinity have a fundamental unity of theme: the unity of opposites. Both are connected with problems as broad and diverse as how to describe the entire universe, how a system can talk about itself, the relationship between symbols and realities, and the nature of signs and sacraments.
Tao Trinity Chinese philosophy Lao-Tzu Huang Po Parmenides Heraclitus Plato Aquinas Hegel Nietzsche Heidegger Socrates Jesus union of opposites contradiction groundedness history of philosophy aesthetics dialectic nature philosophy
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