Dao de Jing

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Vintage Books, 1972 - Calligraphy, Chinese - 167 pages
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Dating from around 300BC, Tao Te Ching is the first great classic of the Chinese school of philosophy called Taoism. Within its pages is summed up a complete view of the cosmos and how human beings should respond to it. A profound mystical insight into the nature of things forms the basis for a humane morality and vision of political utopia.

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So many translations

User Review  - marela - Overstock.com

There are many many translations but after some searching I found this to be one of the most understandable yet! Definitely worth reading and rereading and rereading and ... Read full review


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About the author (1972)

Gia-Fu Feng was prominent as both an English translator (with his wife, Jane English) of Daoist classics and a Daoist teacher in the United States.

English has a PhD in Physics from the University of Wisconsin. She is an eclectic author, photographer, and publisher, as well as an explorer of the nature of reality and a commercial hot air balloon pilot.

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