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Dao de Jing

Dao de Jing Author Laozi
ISBN-10 0872202321
Release 1993
Pages 106
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Tao Te Ching, also commonly known as Lao Tzu, is one of the most important Chinese classics and has had great influence on Chinese thought. It is regarded as the bible of Taoism and is by far the most frequently translated Chinese classic, with over thirty translations into English alone.



The Daodejing of Laozi

The Daodejing of Laozi Author Laozi
ISBN-10 0872207013
Release 2003-03-07
Pages 160
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A Daoist classic that has had a profound influence on Chinese thought, the Laozi or Daodejing, evolved into its present form sometime around the third century BCE and continues to enjoy great popularity throughout East Asia and beyond. Philip J Ivanhoe's lucid and philosophically-minded interpretation and commentary offer fresh insights into this classic work. In the substantial introduction and numerous notes, Ivanhoe draws attention to the issues at play in the text, often relating them to contemporary philosophical discussions and directing the reader to related passages within the Daodejing and to other works of the period. The Language Appendix, unique to this edition, offers eight translations of the opening passage by well-known and influential scholars and explains, line-by-line, how each might have reached his particular interpretation.



Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching Author Ursula K. Le Guin
ISBN-10 9781590307441
Release 2009
Pages 144
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Chinese classic by well known best selling author.



Lao tzu and the Tao te ching

Lao tzu and the Tao te ching Author Livia Kohn
ISBN-10 0791436004
Release 1998-03-19
Pages 330
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Examines the traditional and modern Western interpretations of the Tao-te-ching, and its author, Lao-tzu.



Zhuangzi The Essential Writings with Selections from Traditional Commentaries

Zhuangzi  The Essential Writings with Selections from Traditional Commentaries Author Zhuangzi
ISBN-10 9780872209114
Release 2009-09-11
Pages 256
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This volume is a translation of over two-thirds of the classic Daoist text Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), including the complete Inner Chapters and extensive selections from the Outer and Miscellaneous Chapters, plus judicious selections from 2000 years of traditional Chinese commentaries, which provide the reader access to the text as well as to its reception and interpretation. Brief biographies of the commentators, a bibliography, a glossary, and an index are also included.



Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching Author Lao Tzu
ISBN-10 9780857083340
Release 2012-04-25
Pages 224
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A luxury, keep-sake edition of an ancient Chinese scripture This ancient text, fundamental to Taoism, has become a source of inspiration and guidance for millions in modern society. It's focus on attunement, rather than mindless striving, offers an alternative to command-and-control leadership and a different way of seeing personal success – a position that has led to this ancient Chinese text becoming an internationally bestselling personal development guide. Now the text has been given a makeover and this deluxe, gift edition is set to become the market leader, following in the footsteps of the other bestselling Capstone Classic editions. Includes: Paints a picture of a person in full attunement Illustrates how fulfillment and peace, without struggle, can deliver to us what we need and desire An alternative way to view personal success A new introduction by Tom Butler Bowdon, the classic personal development expert



Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching Author Laozi
ISBN-10 9780060160012
Release 1988-09-28
Pages 108
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A new version of the classic "Book of the Way" provides a humorous manual on the art of living in keeping with the original sixth-century text



Taoism

Taoism Author Eva Wong
ISBN-10 0834827387
Release 2011-03-08
Pages 288
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For the first time, the great depth and diversity of Taoist spirituality is introduced in a single, accessible manual. Taoism, known widely today through the teachings of the classic Tao Te Ching and the practices of t'ai chi and feng-shui, is less known for its unique traditions of meditation, physical training, magical practice and internal alchemy. Covering all of the most important texts, figures, and events, this essential guide illuminates Taoism's extraordinarily rich history and remarkable variety of practice. A comprehensive bibliography for further study completes this valuable reference work.



Dao de Jing

Dao de Jing Author Laozi
ISBN-10 0520242211
Release 2004
Pages 226
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A new translation of the classic book of Chinese philosophy sheds new light on the historical and philosophical issues surrounding the text while emphasizing its universal scope.



Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching Author Laozi
ISBN-10 1545270120
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 72
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The Tao Te Ching, along with the Zhuangzi, is a fundamental text for both philosophical and religious Taoism, and strongly influenced other schools, such as Legalism, Confucianism, and Chinese Buddhism, which when first introduced into China was largely interpreted through the use of Daoist words and concepts. Many Chinese artists, including poets, painters, calligraphers, and even gardeners, have used the Tao Te Ching as a source of inspiration. Its influence has also spread widely outside East Asia, and it is among the most translated works in world literature. The Tao Te Ching has been translated into Western languages over 250 times, mostly to English, German, and French. According to Holmes Welch, "It is a famous puzzle which everyone would like to feel he had solved." The first known English translation of the Tao Te Ching was produced in 1868 by a Scottish Protestant missionary named John Chalmers, entitled The Speculations on Metaphysics, Polity and Morality of The Old Philosopher Lau Tsze. Other notable English translations of the Tao Te Ching are those produced by Chinese scholars and teachers: a 1948 translation by linguist Lin Yutang, a 1961 translation by author John Ching Hsiung Wu, a 1963 translation by sinologist Din Cheuk Lau, another 1963 translation by professor Wing-tsit Chan, and a 1972 translation by Taoist teacher Gia-Fu Feng together with his wife Jane English. The present 2017 English translation of Tao Te Ching is done by a native Chinese with a good command of both Chinese and English languages. It may be the best English translation text by so far in terms of correctness and reading comfort. By reading this English translation of Tao Te Ching, you will understand the true meaning and eastern wisdom of this classic work. The Book has 81 chapters in total and is edited in the order of original classic text--modern Chinese text--English translation.



365 Tao

365 Tao Author Ming-Dao Deng
ISBN-10 9780062502230
Release 1992-07-17
Pages 400
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Place the word Tao Into your heart. Use no other words. The Tao is constantly moving, the path that all life and the whole universe takes. There is nothing that is not part of it—harmonious living is to know and to move with the Tao—it is a way of life, the natural order of things, a force that flows through all life. 365 Tao is a contemporary book of meditations on what it means to be wholly a part of the Taoist way, and thus to be completely in harmony with oneself and the surrounding world. Deng Ming-Dao is the author of eight books, including The Living I Ching, Chronicles of Tao, Everyday Tao, and Scholar Warrior. His books have been translated into fifteen languages. He studied qigong, philosophy, meditation, and internal martial arts with Taoist master Kwan Saihung for thirteen years, and with two other masters before that.



The Gate of All Marvelous Things

The Gate of All Marvelous Things Author Laozi
ISBN-10 UVA:X006048249
Release 1998-04-01
Pages 153
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The Tao Te Ching (Dao de Jing) by this author is one of the earliest masterpieces of Chinese philosophy, & one of the most influential philosophical documents in the world. However, the many English translations only hint at the beauty & depth of the original Chinese writing which has been hidden to most non-Chinese readers. With the publication of this book, we can now go behind the veil of the language to see the truths offered by this remarkable work. Intended for students of Chinese, but practical for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of Taoism, Chinese culture, or classical Chinese literature. Includes original Chinese text, English translation, Hanyu Pinyin romanization, & vocabulary lists.



Apollodorus Library and Hyginus Fabulae

Apollodorus   Library and Hyginus   Fabulae Author Apollodorus & Hyginus
ISBN-10 1603843272
Release 2007-03-01
Pages 328
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By offering, for the first time in a single edition, complete English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae -- the two most important surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography -- this volume enables readers to compare the twos versions of the most important Greek and Roman myths. A General Introduction sets the Library and Fabulae into the wider context of ancient mythography; introductions to each text discuss in greater detail issues of authorship, aim, and influence. A general index, an index of people and geographic locations, and an index of authors and works cited by the mythographers are also included.



The Ancient Classics Collection The Art of War and Tao Te Ching

The Ancient Classics Collection   The Art of War and Tao Te Ching Author Lao Tzu
ISBN-10 0857086278
Release 2015-02-18
Pages 200
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Find out how to lead without conflict with these ancient bestselling personal development guides. Sun Tzu s message of winning without conflict still resonates now 2,500 years later. The Art of War brings a different way of seeing conflict, teaching us that with enough intelligence, it is possible to conquer with a minimum of force and little destruction to gain a win–win outcome, not just defeating a person in an argument but bringing them over to our way of thinking. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu focuses on attunement, rather than mindless striving, offering an alternative to command–and–control leadership and a different way of seeing personal success a position that has led to this ancient Chinese text becoming an internationally bestselling leadership guide. Sun Tzu and Lao Tzu: The Ancient Classics Collection: The Art of War and Tao Te Ching offer: lessons for managers and business leaders Strategies for survival and success in difficult times Advice on how to conquer with minimal destruction and conflict An introduction from Tom Butler Brown, the personal development literature expert These luxury hardback editions are perfect as a keepsake for yourself or as a present for your friends and family.



Taoism For Dummies

Taoism For Dummies Author Jonathan Herman
ISBN-10 9781118423981
Release 2013-05-30
Pages 384
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The definitive guide to understanding Taoism—no matter your background or faith Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching is the second most translated book in the world, and the practice of religious Taoism is on the rise in China, where adherents currently number in the hundreds of millions. Yet there remains a remarkable lack of reliable information about Taoism for curious westerners. Taoism For Dummies provides comprehensive coverage of Taoism's origins in China's Chou Dynasty, its underlying quietist principles, its emergence as a major religion, various interpretation of its core texts, including both Eastern and Western interpretations, key Taoist concepts, and much more. It also provides a fascinating glimpse of Taoism in contemporary China. The ideal guide for readers interested in this influential religion, as well as those taking an introductory course on Taoism or Chinese Religion A valuable source of insight for those with an interest in modern Chinese culture and beliefs



Myth and Philosophy

Myth and Philosophy Author Lawrence J. Hatab
ISBN-10 0812690877
Release 1990
Pages 383
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Myth and Philosophy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Myth and Philosophy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Myth and Philosophy book for free.



Dao De Jing

Dao De Jing Author Roger Ames
ISBN-10 0307755304
Release 2010-05-12
Pages 256
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In 1993, archaeologists unearthed a set of ancient bamboo scrolls that contained the earliest known version of the Dao de jing. Composed more than two thousand years ago, this life-changing document offers a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and revitalize moral behavior. Now in this luminous new translation, renowned China scholars Roger T. Ames and David L. Hall bring the timeless wisdom of the Dao de jing into our contemporary world. In this elegant volume, Ames and Hall feature the original Chinese texts of the Dao de jing and translate them into crisp, chiseled English that reads like poetry. Each of the eighty-one brief chapters is followed by clear, thought-provoking commentary exploring the layers of meaning in the text. This new version of one of the world’s most influential documents will stand as both a compelling introduction to Daoist thought and as the classic modern English translation. From the Trade Paperback edition.