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Dao De Jing: The New, Highly Readable Translation of the Life-Changing Ancient Scripture Formerl Known as the Tao Te Ching
     

Dao De Jing: The New, Highly Readable Translation of the Life-Changing Ancient Scripture Formerl Known as the Tao Te Ching

by Hans-Georg Moeller, Laozi
 

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ISBN-10: 0812696255

ISBN-13: 9780812696257

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company


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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812696257
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
800,752
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Introduction: Of Whirls and Wheels     xi
Translation and Commentaries     1
Different Versions of the Daodejing: A Comparison with Special Consideration of Chapter 19     189

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