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


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