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Tao Te Ching: a guide to the interpretation of the foundational book of Taoism By Shantena Augusto Sabbadini
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The Tao Te Ching is the foundational text of Taoism. Traditionally considered the work of the 'Old Master', Lao Tzu, a senior contemporary of Confucius, this 2500 years old text is a poetic and... More > supremely concise formulation of some of humanity's highest wisdom. Revered as a basic book of spiritual guidance throughout Chinese history, it has become a beloved inspirational work in the West. The present work is meant to help the Western reader to penetrate the depth and subtlety of Lao Tzu's wisdom without requiring a knowledge of the Chinese language. Readers are offered a choice between various interpretations and are guided in non-technical terms to explore how they originate. More importantly, they are also offered the possibility to hold all the various resonances of the text simultaneously, just as a Chinese reader would, and thus access the original wealth of meaning in a way no ordinary translation could convey.< Less
Tao Te Ching: a guide to the interpretation of the foundational book of Taoism By Shantena Augusto Sabbadini
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The Tao Te Ching is the foundational text of Taoism. Traditionally considered the work of the 'Old Master', Lao Tzu, a senior contemporary of Confucius, this 2500 years old text is a poetic and... More > supremely concise formulation of some of humanity's highest wisdom. Revered as a basic book of spiritual guidance throughout Chinese history, it has become a beloved inspirational work in the West. The present work is meant to help the Western reader to penetrate the depth and subtlety of Lao Tzu's wisdom without requiring a knowledge of the Chinese language. Readers are offered a choice between various interpretations and are guided in non-technical terms to explore how they originate. More importantly, they are also offered the possibility to hold all the various resonances of the text simultaneously, just as a Chinese reader would, and thus access the original wealth of meaning in a way no ordinary translation could convey.< Less
Tao Te Ching: a guide to the interpretation of the foundational book of Taoism By Shantena Augusto Sabbadini
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The Tao Te Ching is the foundational text of Taoism. Traditionally considered the work of the 'Old Master', Lao Tzu, a senior contemporary of Confucius, this 2500 years old text is a poetic and... More > supremely concise formulation of some of humanity's highest wisdom. Revered as a basic book of spiritual guidance throughout Chinese history, it has become a beloved inspirational work in the West. The present work is meant to help the Western reader to penetrate the depth and subtlety of Lao Tzu's wisdom without requiring a knowledge of the Chinese language. Readers are offered a choice between various interpretations and are guided in non-technical terms to explore how they originate. More importantly, they are also offered the possibility to hold all the various resonances of the text simultaneously, just as a Chinese reader would, and thus access the original wealth of meaning in a way no ordinary translation could convey.< Less
The Reincarnation of Kong Fizi By Kong Qiu
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My adventures going from teaching Gifted High School Students and helping disabled people from losing their apartments due to rental arrears to ending up without access to my own place to bathe and... More > taking care of my own toilet needs and my eight year odyssey trying to get back on my feet and how I eventually ended up up in China with very little money,not knowing one word of Chinese or even one soul in China became a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language and stumbling upon the Prefabricated Bamboo Housing Business, Permaculture, and Aquponics/Aquaculture and how I became known as Kong Qiu (Confucius) after the great ancient Chinese Philosopher.< Less
Meditations and Handbook: Pocket Edition By Marc Libre
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Enjoy these classics of Stoic philosophy they way they were meant to be read, together for the first time in this pocket-sized printing. The Enchiridion ("Handbook") is a collection the... More > most powerful insights of Stoic philosopher Epictetus (55–135 CE). Compiled by his student Arrian and translated by Elizabeth Carter, the Handbook has endured for generations as a source of resilience and inspiration for readers. Marcus Aurelius's Meditations, a diary of thoughts to himself, contains an unflinching look into the mind of one of Rome's Four Good Emperors. Marcus (121–180 CE) is seen reminding himself of his duty to humanity and his place among the greater cosmos, writing with a passion, depth and clarity seldom seen in the world's leaders. The Meditations earns Marcus a place among the great moral sages of history: Confucius, Buddha, Socrates, and Jesus.< Less
Mencius (Classics of Chinese Philosophy and Literature) (Hardcover) By Mencius & James Legge
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The book of wisdom by Mencius, a philosopher and sage of Ancient China is presented here in hardcover with an authoritative English translation. Written during and shortly after the Warring States... More > period of Chinese antiquity, the book of Mencius is a selection of conversational dialogues between the philosopher and his various disciples. Together they discuss all manner of topics, from living a happy and virtuous life to the principles of raising a family and educating the young. Breaking with Confucius himself, who venerated rulers and strong governance, Mencius argues for the right of common people to overthrow a repressive or brutal regime. The book is rich with analogy, examining the actions of the ancient kings and dukes of China in order to draw comparisons and enhance the lessons offered. In life, Mencius was a prominent figure who traveled and lectured widely, serving variously as an educator, official and scholar in the realms of ancient China.< Less
Professional competencies in language learning and teaching By Cecilia Goria et al.
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This volume examines many of the complex issues regarding the language skills and professional competencies acquired by students studying Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at universities in the United... More > Kingdom and across Europe. It also outlines the innovative pedagogical strategies, methods, and resources employed by language academics to help graduates transition from university into the world of work through their MFL studies. These issues were discussed at the Professional Competencies in Language Learning and Teaching conference that took place on 12th-13th July 2018 at the University of Nottingham. The conference that was organised as a collaboration between the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and the Confucius Institute of the University of Nottingham brought together researchers, practitioners, employers, and experts working on 21st century professional competencies and language education.< Less
Mencius (Classics of Chinese Philosophy and Literature) By Mencius & James Legge
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The book of wisdom by Mencius, a philosopher and sage of Ancient China, is presented here complete in an authoritative English translation. Written during and shortly after the Warring States period... More > of Chinese antiquity, the book of Mencius is a selection of conversational dialogues between the philosopher and his various disciples. Together they discuss all manner of topics, from living a happy and virtuous life to the principles of raising a family and educating the young. Breaking with Confucius himself, who venerated rulers and strong governance, Mencius argues for the right of common people to overthrow a repressive or brutal regime. The book is rich with analogy, examining the actions of the ancient kings and dukes of China in order to draw comparisons and enhance the lessons offered. In life, Mencius was a prominent figure who traveled and lectured widely, serving variously as an educator, official and scholar in the realms of ancient China.< Less
Dialectical History of China: 1912 - 2018 By Kyle Wright
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Despite the recent rise of China to a position of dominance on the world economic stage, thanks to Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, Chinese history remains an elusive subject. Yet it is this vast... More > narrative of appalling loss, superhuman endeavour and incredible invention that has made China the superpower it is today. From the dawn of legend to the succession of great dynasties, from Confucius to Marxism and from the clamour of revolution to the lure of slick Capitalism. Kyle Wright takes the reader on a sweeping tour through Chinese history analysing their history through the use of Dialectical and Historical Materialism to understand the social conditions that led to it becoming as it is today. This is a definitive and indispensable account of a country set to play a major part in our future and maybe already has. NOTE: Get the Latest Version on Lulu.< Less
Dialectical History of China: 1912 - 2018 By Kyle Wright
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Despite the recent rise of China to a position of dominance on the world economic stage, thanks to Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, Chinese history remains an elusive subject. Yet it is this vast... More > narrative of appalling loss, superhuman endeavour and incredible invention that has made China the superpower it is today. From the dawn of legend to the succession of great dynasties, from Confucius to Marxism and from the clamour of revolution to the lure of slick Capitalism. Kyle Wright takes the reader on a sweeping tour through Chinese history analysing their history through the use of Dialectical and Historical Materialism to understand the social conditions that led to it becoming as it is today. This is a definitive and indispensable account of a country set to play a major part in our future and maybe already has. NOTE: Get the latest version on Lulu...< Less

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