Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching: A Translation of the Startling New Documents Found at Guodian

Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching: A Translation of the Startling New Documents Found at Guodian

by Robert G. Henricks, Lao Zi
     
 

A revolutionary archaeological discovery--considered by some to be as momentous as the revelation of the Dead Sea Scrolls--sheds fascinating new light on one of the most important texts of ancient Chinese civilization.

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Overview

A revolutionary archaeological discovery--considered by some to be as momentous as the revelation of the Dead Sea Scrolls--sheds fascinating new light on one of the most important texts of ancient Chinese civilization.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231118170
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
04/13/2005
Series:
Translations from the Asian Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
756,626
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

1. Issues of Dating and Authorship in Light of the Guodian Discovery2. The Site: Location and Date of the Tomb3. The Texts Found in the Tomb4. Laozi A, B, and C5. Punctuation and the Issue of Chapter Divisions6. Interesting Cases: Chapters 19, 30, and 637. The Philosophy of the "Bamboo Slip Laozi"8. Conclusion--What Is the "Bamboo Slip Laozi"?

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