Quotations from Zhuangzi (Bilingual Chn/Eng) (2011 Edition) : Zhuangzi (simplified Chinese: ??????; traditional Chinese: ??????; pinyin: Zhu??ng Z??; Wade???Giles: Chuang Tz??) was an influential Chinese philosopher who lived around the 4th century BCE during the Warring States Period, a period corresponding to the philosophical summit of Chinese thought ??? the Hundred Schools of Thought, and is credited with writing???in part or in whole???a work known by his name, the Zhuangzi. His name Zhuangzi (English "Master Zhuang", with Zi being an honorific) is sometimes spelled Zhuang Tze, Zhuang Zhou, Chuang Tsu, Chuang Tzu, Chouang-Dsi, Chuang Tse, or Chuangtze.