The Texts of Taoism, Volume 1

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Courier Corporation, 1962 - Philosophy - 418 pages
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Volume 1 of sacred writings of mystical Chinese religion reveal Tao, the way?the key to living an obstacle-free life. Based on wu-wei, taking no unnatural action, it would make individual existence like the flow of water with no obstacles to impede. Famed Sinologist here offers standard English version of major Taoist writings: the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tse, the writings of Chuang Tse, and several shorter works. Mostly unavailable elsewhere in English.
 

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This translation is very early, which I assume to be the reason for the clumsiness of the translation. However, it is quite interesting to read a late 19th century Western mind's grappling with ... Read full review

Contents

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WHAT is THE MEANING OF THE NAME TAO? AND
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AccOUNTS OF LAojzE AND ATWANGJZE GIvEN
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THE WRITINGS OF AVANG3ZE
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PART I
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other Men
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Master
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Kings
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PART II
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Transliteration of Oriental Alphabets adopted for the Transla
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Kemusat and I am content in my interpretation of it to abide by the aids
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IN the Preface to the third volume of these Sacred
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fulfilment of the promise made so long ago They contain
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