Qué es el Tao

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Kairós, Editorial S.A., 2010 - Education - 88 pages
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In this overview, Eastern philosophies scholar Alan Watts offers an entertaining and brilliant synthesis of Taoism as it is portrayed in the teachings of some of its most classic works--including the The Art of War, the I-Ching, Tao te Ching, and Zhuangzi. Through a lively explanation of the essential ideas and concepts of Taoist thought, Watts presents Tao as a personal practice of liberation and explains the role that corresponds to every person as an individual endowed with free will in a world whose norms change constantly. This exploration demonstrates the reach that this ancient Eastern wisdom can have on hectic modern lives.

 

En esta perspectiva general, Alan Watts, erudito en filosofías orientales, ofrece una síntesis amena y brillante del taoísmo, tal y como aparece en las enseñanzas de sus grandes clásicos: el Arte de la Guerra, el I-Ching, el Tao te king y el Zhuang Zi. A través de una exposición viva de las ideas y los conceptos esenciales del pensamiento taoísta, Watts presenta al Tao como una práctica personal de liberación y explica el papel que le corresponde a cada persona como un individuo dotado de libre albedrío en un mundo cuyas pautas cambian continuamente. Esta exploración muestra el alcance que esta antigua sabiduría oriental puede tener en la ajetreada vida actual.

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Alan Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker best known as an interpreter and advocate of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. He is the author of Become What You Are, The Way of Zen, and The Wisdom of Insecurity.

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