Tao Te Ching

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Price
$13.00  $11.96
Publisher
Penguin Group
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Pages
131
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.7 X 0.4 inches | 0.33 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780140441314

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About the Author

Lao Tzu is a Chinese philosopher and founder of the Taoist religion in China. His name means 'Old Master'. He worked as a librarian at the court of Chou. When the kingdom showed signs of decay, Lao Tzu left and was never heard of again. Tao Te Ching is said to be his the principles of his philosophy.

D. C. Lau read Chinese at the University of Hong Kong and in 1946 he went to Glasgow where he read philosophy.

Reviews

It would be hard to find a fresh approach to a text that ranks only behind the Bible as the most widely translated book in the world, but Star achieves that goal. . . . As fascinating to the casual scholar as it is for the serious student. -NAPRA ReView Jonathan Star's Tao Te Ching achieves the essential: It clarifies the meaning of the text without in the slightest reducing its mystery. -Jacob Needleman