Taoism: The Parting of the Way

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Beacon Press, 1966 - Philosophy - 196 pages
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Called "a first rate piece of work" by T.S. Eliot, this book offers a comprehensive discussion of Taoism, one of the world's major religions, as well as a study of the Tao te ching, the best known Taoist text and Lao-tzu as a Taoist prototype. "Clarifies a large area of literature and history that has been a mystery to the West and makes fascinating reading even for those whose interest is casual." -The New Yorker

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User Review  - Virginia Simson - Goodreads

Just a great great book to read and think about. I love his tone; he has an almost Taoist attitude towards his own academism! Really, I wish I'd read this book years ago. It helps so much at putting ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

Only 3 stars cuz i expected more exegesis of the Tao Te Ching. I know that i wanted more of it. I NEED more. Alas, at least half of this book is history, not philosophy, not metaphysics, not religion ... Read full review

Contents

The Tao Te Ching
18
The Taoist Movement
88
Tao Today
164
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