50 Shades of Yinyang

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50 Shades of Yinyang

Type: Bachelor thesis
Title: 50 Shades of Yinyang
Author: Backer, Laura
Issue Date: 2017-07-01
Keywords: gender
yinyang
yin
yang
laozi
zhuangzi
Huangdi Sijing
Dong Zhongshu
Daodejing
binary
Abstract: This thesis looks at concepts of gender with respect to yinyang theory as described in the Laozi, Zhuangzi, Huangdi Sijing and the writings of Dong Zhongshu. It attempts to describe how binary oppositions work in yinyang theory and apply that to gender.
Supervisor: Els, Paul van
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Chinastudies (Bachelor)
Specialisation: Chinastudies
ECTS Credits: 10
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/50014
 

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