The New, Highly Readable Translation of the Life-Changing Ancient Scripture Formerly Known as the Tao Te Ching
Original Publish Date: Nov 13, 2015
Product Number: EB00641566
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780812699371
Publisher: Open Court
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This translation presents Daoism's basic text in highly readable contemporary English. Incorporating the latest scholarship in the field (including the most recent discoveries of ancient manuscripts in the 1970s and '90s), the book explains Daodejing's often cryptic verses in a clear and concise way. The introduction interprets the Daodejing's poetic imagery in the context of ancient Chinese symbolism, and a brief philosophical analysis accompanies each of the 81 translated chapters of the Daodejing.

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