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Daodejing by Laozi
Book Description'Of ways you may speak, but not the Perennial Way; By names you may name, but not the Perennial Name.' The best-loved of all the classical books of China and the most universally popular, the Daodejing or Classic of the Way and Life-Force is a work that defies definition. It encapsulates the main tenets of Daoism, and upholds a way of being as well as a philosophy and a religion. The dominant image is of the Way, the mysterious path through the whole cosmos modelled on the great Silver River or Milky Way that traverses the heavens. A life-giving stream, the Way gives rise to all things and holds them in her motherly embrace. It enables the individual, and society as a whole, to harmonize the disparate demands of daily life and achieve a more profound level of understanding. This new translation draws on the latest archaeological finds and brings out the word play and poetry of the original. Simple commentary accompanies the text, and the introduction provides further historical and interpretative context. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199208555
(195mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Laozi
Dao De Jing, Paperback (May 2004)
Moss Roberts has achieved a translation that replicates, as closely as possible, the literary merit of the original, its rhythms and rhymes. He repeatedly brings to our attention fresh insights and interpretations.
Daodejing of Laozi, Hardback (August 2003)» View all books by Laozi
Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered.
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Author Biography - Laozi
Edmund Ryden teaches at Fujen University in Taiwan, mostly in Chinese but he has also taught translation in the graduate schools of religious studies and of translation. He was the first director of the John Paul II Peace Institute at Fujen University and edited a series of conference papers in the field of human rights. He also teaches human rights at Soochow University, Taiwan. He is the translator of Zhang Dai-nian'se Key Concepts of Chinese Philosophy (Yale, 2002).
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