The Daodejing of Laozi

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Hackett Publishing, Mar 7, 2003 - Religion - 160 pages
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Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered.

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I find it an interesting and easy read. The author definitely put thought into what he wrote. You can get a lot from the book if you just contemplate on it. Otherwise, you probably will not enjoy this book much and will think that it is too simplistic. However, I enjoyed. =]


Book One Chapters 137
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Philip J. Ivanhoe is Reader-Professor of Philosophy, City University of Hong Kong.


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