By Lee Dian Rainey
Written via a number one authority on chinese language philosophy, Decoding Dao uniquely specializes in the center texts in Daoist philosophy, supplying readers with a common advent that unravels the complexities of those seminal volumes.
- Offers an in depth creation to the middle texts in Daoist philosophy, the Dao De Jing and the Zhuangzi, of the main generally learn – and such a lot not easy – texts in China’s lengthy literary history
- Covers the 3 major methods the texts might be learn: as non secular, mystical, and philosophical works
- Explores their old context, origins, authorship, and the explanations those seminal texts got here into being, in addition to the foremost phrases and methods they take
- Examines the center philosophical arguments made within the texts, in addition to the numerous ways that they've been interpreted, either in China itself and within the West
- Provides readers with an unrivalled perception into the multifaceted philosophy of Daoism – and the foundations underlying a lot of chinese language tradition – knowledgeable via the very most up-to-date educational scholarship
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Dao De Jing is likely one of the richest, so much suggestive, and most well-liked works of philosophy and literature. Composed in China among the overdue 6th and the past due fourth centuries b. c. , its enigmatic verses have encouraged artists, philosophers, poets, spiritual thinkers, and common readers all the way down to our personal instances.
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Decoding Dao: Reading the Dao De Jing (Tao Te Ching) and the Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu) by Lee Dian Rainey