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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.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Laozi
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
Release: 2003-03-07
File: 160 Pages
ISBN-13: 0872207013

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A new version of the Dao that was 30 years in the making. It truly is an "easy to understand" text that is written in English, but retains the "tone" of the original Chinese text. It provides a blank page opposite each chapter for the reader to record their own thoughts and ideas. Having been written by a layman and not a scholar, it does not contain any academic analysis; it is solely the evaluation of one attempting to understand and live by the words of the "old master".

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Genre: Taoism
Author: Bruce McCormick
Publisher:
Release: 2011-10-12
File: 175 Pages
ISBN-13: 0615548083

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The Tao Te Ching is fundamental to the Taoist school of Chinese philosophy and strongly influenced other schools, such as Legalism and Neo-Confucianism. This ancient book is also central in Chinese religion, not only for Taoism but Chinese Buddhism, which when first introduced into China was largely interpreted through the use of Taoist 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, aided by hundreds of translations into Western languages. Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is found as a public domain and free book based on various online catalogs, if you think there are any problems regard copyright issues please contact us immediately via DMCA@publicdomain.org.uk

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Author: Laozi
Publisher: CreateSpace
Release: 2015-09-23
File: 84 Pages
ISBN-13: 1517453143

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This translation presents Daoism’s basic text in highly readable contemporary English. Incorporating the latest scholarship in the field (including the most recent discoveries of ancient manuscripts in the 1970s and '90s), the book explains Daodejing's often cryptic verses in a clear and concise way. The introduction interprets the Daodejing's poetic imagery in the context of ancient Chinese symbolism, and a brief philosophical analysis accompanies each of the 81 translated chapters of the Daodejing.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Hans-Georg Moeller
Publisher: Open Court
Release: 2015-11-13
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780812699371

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Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Laozi
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Incorporated
Release: 2003
File: 125 Pages
ISBN-13: 0872207021

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From bestselling cartoonist C. C. Tsai, a delightfully illustrated version of the classic work of Daoist philosophy C. C. Tsai is one of Asia's most popular cartoonists, and his editions of the Chinese classics have sold more than 40 million copies in over twenty languages. Here, he works his magic again with a delightful graphic adaptation of the complete text of Laozi's Dao De Jing, the beloved source of Daoist philosophy. Masterfully transforming Laozi's challenging work into entertaining and enlightening episodes, Tsai offers a uniquely fresh, relevant, and accessible version of one of the world's most influential books. After opening with Laozi's biography from the Shi Ji, Tsai turns the stage over to Laozi, who patiently explains his ideas to his earnest students (and us). Laozi describes the spontaneity of natural processes, the paradoxical effects of ethical precepts, the limits of language, the values of simplicity, and, above all else, how to go with the flow. In brief episodes that tantalize and inspire, he takes us into the subtle complexities of human existence. Ultimately, Laozi, a master visionary, guides us to the mountaintop to reveal an expansive view of life. A marvelous edition of a timeless classic, this book also presents Laozi's original Chinese text in sidebars on each page, enriching the book for readers and students of Chinese without distracting from the English-language cartoons. The text is skillfully translated by Brian Bruya, who also provides an illuminating introduction.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Laozi
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release: 2020-08-18
File: 184 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780691185941

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This is a translation and study of the early Daoist classic the Laozi or Daodejing. Philip Ivanhoe offers a substantial Introduction in which he explores some of the major philosophical themes of the text. The translation includes numerous notes which direct the reader to related passages within the Daodejing and to other texts of the period. Ivanhoe also provides notes which explain the philosophical issues at play in the text and relate these to contemporary issues in philosophy. A unique feature of this work is its Language Appendix with eight translations of the opening passage of the text representing the work of well-known and influential scholars, and explains, line-by-line, how each might have reached their particular interpretation. The Appendix illustrates that differences in translation often represent grammatically and semantically plausible readings inviting readers to gain a better sense of the translating process.

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Genre: Religion
Author: P. J. Ivanhoe
Publisher: Chatham House Publishers
Release: 2001
File: 125 Pages
ISBN-13: 1889119709

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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.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Lao Tzu
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release: 2001-12-20
File: 226 Pages
ISBN-13: 0520205553

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This translation captures the terse and enigmatic beauty of the ancient original and resists the tendency toward interpretive paraphrase found in many other editions. Along with the complete translation, Lombardo and Addiss provide one or more key lines from the original Chinese for each of the eighty-one sections, together with a transliteration of the Chinese characters and a glossary commenting on the pronunciation and meaning of each Chinese character displayed. This greatly enhances the reader's appreciation of how the Chinese text works and feels and the different ways it can be translated into English.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Lao-Tzu
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
Release: 1993-10-15
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781603846356

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Bilingual in original Chinese and English translation, annotated with pin-yin. Translation by Wuyazi at Sansudao.

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Author: Laozi
Publisher:
Release: 2018-05-10
File: 102 Pages
ISBN-13: 1949167003

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