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Tao Teh Ching

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Publisher Comments:

John C. H. Wu has done a remarkable job rendering this difficult and subtle text into English while retaining the freshness and depth of the original. This edition has the original Chinese on facing pages.

Synopsis:

Part poetry, part paradox, this well-known Taoist classic is translated by a leading scholar of Chinese studies in a remarkable rendering that retains the freshness and depth of the original.

About the Author

Not much is known about the legendary Lao Tzu, to whom authorship of the Tao Te Ching is popularly attributed. Some scholars believe the author was an elder contemporary of Confucius.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590304051
Author:
Tzu, Lao
Publisher:
Shambhala
Translator:
Wu, John C. H.
Subject:
Taoism
Subject:
Eastern - Taoism
Subject:
Taoist
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
philosophy;religion;taoism;china;spirituality;non-fiction;tao;poetry;eastern philosophy;tao te ching;classics;classic;lao tzu;chinese philosophy;literature;chinese literature;wisdom;mysticism;spiritual;buddhism;eastern;asia;ethics;world religions;dedicati
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20060912
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
6.72x4.28x.60 in. .24 lbs.

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