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Way and Its Power : Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching and Its Place in Chinese Thought (58 Edition)

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Arthur Waleys brilliant and definitive translation of one of the foremost of all mystical books, Lao Tzus Tao Te Ching, has become a modern classic in its own right. Unlike previous translations, it is founded not on the medieval commentaries but on a close study of all the early Chinese literature, and it provides a singular example of authoritative scholarship skillfully blended with brilliant, precise writing. In his introduction, Dr. Waley gives an extensive scholarly account of Chinese thought down to the end of the third century B.C. Here, the author presents a full picture of Chinese prehistory, early philosophy, and literature, showing the original, lofty conception of Taoism before the gradual corruption through the course of centuries, tracing this conflict of philosophies and its background of politics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802150851
ed. and tr.:
Waley, Arthur.
Publisher:
Grove Press
Editor:
Waley, Arthur
Author:
Waley, Arthur
Author:
Tzu, Lao
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Theology and philosophy
Subject:
Taoism
Subject:
Philosophy, chinese
Subject:
Philosophy, Chinese CONTRIBUTION: Waley, Arthur. = ed. and tr.
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
UNESCO collection of representative works.
Series Volume:
96Chinese series
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
262
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 10 oz

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Arthur Waleys brilliant and definitive translation of one of the foremost of all mystical books, Lao Tzus Tao Te Ching, has become a modern classic in its own right. Unlike previous translations, it is founded not on the medieval commentaries but on a close study of all the early Chinese literature, and it provides a singular example of authoritative scholarship skillfully blended with brilliant, precise writing. In his introduction, Dr. Waley gives an extensive scholarly account of Chinese thought down to the end of the third century B.C. Here, the author presents a full picture of Chinese prehistory, early philosophy, and literature, showing the original, lofty conception of Taoism before the gradual corruption through the course of centuries, tracing this conflict of philosophies and its background of politics.
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