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Religious and Philosophical Aspects of the Laozi / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- State University of New York Press
Leading scholars examine religious and philosophical dimensions of the Chinese classic known as the Daodejing or Laozi.
Renowned international scholars examine crucial issues surrounding the Laozi, the third century B.C.E. Chinese classic also known as the Daodejing in this indispensable volume. The work offers diverse interpretations, a wide range of scholarly traditions, and a variety of ways to engage, ponder, and evaluate the Laozi.
Contributors include Robert Henricks, Zhang Longxi, Tateno Masami, Isabelle Robinet, Harold D. Roth, Bryan W. Van Norden, and Liu Xiaogan.
|Publisher:||State University of New York Press|
|Series:||SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
Table of Contents
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1. Mysticism and Apophatic Discourse in the Laozi
2. The Laozi in the Context of Early Daoist Mystical Praxis
Harold D. Roth
3. Qian Zhongshu on Philosophical and Mystical Paradoxes in the Laozi
4. The Diverse Interpretations of the Laozi
5. Re-exploring the Analogy of the Dao and the Field
Robert G. Henricks
6. A Philosophical Analysis of the Laozi from an Ontological Perspective
7. Method in the Madness of the Laozi
Bryan W. Van Norden
8. An Inquiry into the Core Value of Laozi's Philosophy
9. The Concept of de ("Virtue") in the Laozi
Philip J. Ivanhoe
Notes on Contributors
Index to Laozi passages