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Dao De Jing By Laozi
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The book is fundamental to both philosophical and religious Taoism and strongly influenced other schools, such as Legalism, Confucianism and Chinese Buddhism, which when first introduced into China... More > was largely interpreted through the use of Daoist words and concepts. Many Chinese artists, including poets, painters, calligraphers, and even gardeners have used the Daodejing as a source of inspiration. Its influence has also spread widely outside East Asia, and is amongst the most translated works in world literature. This book strongly influenced New Thought movements in west including James Allen.< Less
The Laozi, Daodejing By Paul Gibson
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The Laozi, Daodejing (also published in as The Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching) is a new translation and commentary for 2015 and beyond. Unlike many other translations, this book's commentary invites the... More > reader into the interpretive process. It provides the reader with a look into the visuals that make up key Chinese characters in order to assist the reader in understanding its practical philosophy of Realism. The 2500 year old Chinese text is not about rights and wrongs, nor is it about trying to change the world so that it suits you. It is about how we regard value and how this sense of value may, in turn, inform ourselves. It is about how adapting ourselves to the world as it exists may make the world a better place in which all can live. It might best be regarded as self-help philosophy.< Less
The Laozi, Daodejing By Paul Gibson
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The Laozi, Daodejing (also published as The Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching) is a new translation and commentary for 2015 and beyond. Unlike many other translations, this book's commentary invites the reader... More > into the interpretive process. It provides the reader with a look into the visuals that make up key Chinese characters in order to assist the reader in understanding its practical philosophy of Realism. The 2500 year old Chinese text is not about rights and wrongs, nor is it about trying to change the world so that it suits you. It is about how we regard value and how this sense of value may, in turn, inform ourselves. It is about how adapting our selves to the world as it exists may make the world a better place in which all can live. It might best be regarded as self-help philosophy.< Less
Laozi: Quotes & Facts By Blago Kirov
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This book is an anthology of 225 quotes from Laozi and 50 selected by Blago Kirov facts about Laozi. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” “He who speaks... More > does not know; he who knows does not speak.” “Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.” “Must you value what others value, avoid what others avoid? How ridiculous! ” “Act without expectation.” There are about 187 million followers of Chinese folk religions including Taoism in the world today. Laozi was married, and he was said to have had a son named Zong who became a celebrated soldier. There are stories that claim Laozi was the Buddha himself. The book Tao Te Ching is a short, poetic text of 5000 Chinese characters, divided into 81 chapters. Peter Kropotkin noted that Laozi was among the earliest exponents of essentially anarchist concepts. In English alone, there exist well over 30 translations of Tao Te Ching. None of the original texts about Taoism have any reference about Laozi's life.< Less
Laozi: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 224 quotes from Laozi and 51 facts about Laozi. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” “He who speaks does not know; he who... More > knows does not speak.” “Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.” “Must you value what others value, avoid what others avoid? How ridiculous! ” “Act without expectation.” Laozi was born in the Ku County of the state of Chu, the present day Luyi County of the Henan Province. There are about 187 million followers of Chinese folk religions including Taoism in the world today. Laozi was married, and he was said to have had a son named Zong who became a celebrated soldier. The book Tao Te Ching is a short, poetic text of 5000 Chinese characters, divided into 81 chapters. Peter Kropotkin noted that Laozi was among the earliest exponents of essentially anarchist concepts. In English alone, there exist well over 30 translations of Tao Te Ching.< Less
The remains of Laozi, with Critics By Herbert Allen Giles
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Herbert Giles was a major scholar of Chinese texts in the 19th century. His work The remains of Laozi not only provides a critical analysis of the various translations of Laozi which itself is of... More > great interest in drawing an understanding of the text and of the complexity of rendering its meaning through translations. H. Giles also provides a valuable analysis of the history of translations of the text in the 19th century. The remains of Laozi generated a series of responses by other scholars of the time. Those responses are included here to provide an additional layer of understanding of both the complexity of the interpretations of texts and the relationships among some the first major sinologists. This edition includes the work of H. Giles, and the ensuing critics by T. W. Kingsmill, H. Balfour, J. Chalmers, E. H. Parker and J. Legge. It also includes H. Giles’ list of works and a list of over 70 references generated from the text. ISBN-13: 978-1-944175-52-8< Less
Laozi, a study in Chinese philosophy By Watters Thomas
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T. Watters, whose Guide to the Tablets in a Temple of Confucius stands unique in the translations of Chinese works, offers here a foundation work for those interested in approaching the different... More > themes that emerge from the Daodejing. Mr. Watters first walks us through the live of Laozi and of the Daodejing. He then leads us into relationships between Daoism concepts and speculative physics, politics, ethics, and Confucianism. This book is not a translation of the Daodejing, but a preliminary study of concepts as they may apply in various aspects of life. The concluding chapter reminds the limits of the study while opening suggestive directions of further exploration. This edition includes the list of works by T. Watters and a list of over 100 original and additional references generated from the text through the process of editorial verification. 234 transliterated terms have been updated to modern pinyin. ISBN-13: 978-1-944175-38-2< Less
Laozi Daode jing By Mark W.J.M. Sterke
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De vertaalde tekst in het Nederlands van Laozi's boeken Dao en De is in dit boek weergegeven inclusief de moderne Chinese tekst (incl. kleurenfoto's). Daarnaast zijn alle oorspronkelijke Chinese... More > teksten opgenomen: - Daode zhenjing zhu - Wang Bi (226-249); - Daode zhenjing - de standaard overgeleverde tekst (6e eeuw v.o.j.); - De Dao - oudst meest complete beschikbare teksten (Mawangdui teksten; 168 v.o.j.). Daarnaast zijn er een aantal bijlagen die mensen kunnen gebruiken om de belangrijkste concepten uit het Daoïsme te kunnen opzoeken in de tekst van Laozi. De foto's zijn door de auteur gemaakt tijdens zijn reizen naar China, waaronder de geboorteplaats van Laozi. Ook door de Shin tai ryu uitgegeven: 'Venerable Martial Places of China' (inclusief een hoofdstuk over Laozi's geboorteplaats en zijn filosofie). www.shintairyu.nl; http://stores.lulu.com/Shintairyu; ISBN 978-1-4467-3311-0.< Less
Laozi Daode jing By Mark W.J.M. Sterke
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De vertaalde tekst in het Nederlands van Laozi's boeken Dao en De is in dit boek weergegeven inclusief de moderne Chinese tekst (incl. kleurenfoto's). Daarnaast zijn alle oorspronkelijke Chinese... More > teksten opgenomen: - Daode zhenjing zhu - Wang Bi (226-249); - Daode zhenjing - de standaard overgeleverde tekst (6e eeuw v.o.j.); - De Dao - oudst meest complete beschikbare teksten (Mawangdui teksten; 168 v.o.j.). Daarnaast zijn er een aantal bijlagen die mensen kunnen gebruiken om de belangrijkste concepten uit het Daoïsme te kunnen opzoeken in de tekst van Laozi. De foto's zijn door de auteur gemaakt tijdens zijn reizen naar China, waaronder de geboorteplaats van Laozi. Ook door de Shin tai ryu uitgegeven: 'Venerable Martial Places of China' (inclusief een hoofdstuk over Laozi's geboorteplaats en zijn filosofie). www.shintairyu.nl; http://stores.lulu.com/Shintairyu; ISBN 978-1-4467-3311-0.< Less
Laozi and the Doctrine of Mathesis Universalis By Daniel Deleanu
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A logosophistic approach to the Cartesian dimension of Laozi's mysticism.