Books in category Philosophy – Taoist

  • A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought

    A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought
    Chad Hansen

    This ambitious book presents a new interpretation of Chinese thought guided both by a philosopher's sense of mystery and by a sound philosophical theory of meaning. That dual goal, Hansen argues, requires a unified translation theory.

  • Nietzsche Heidegger and Daoist Thought

    Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Daoist Thought
    Katrin Froese

    In this book, Katrin Froese juxtaposes the Daoist texts of Laozi and Zhuangzi with the thought at Nietzsche and Heidegger to argue that there is a need for rethinking the idea of a cosmological whole.

  • Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching
    Lao Tzu

    This is a most useful, as well as beautiful, volume—and what it has to say is exactly what the world, in its present state, needs to hear.

  • Pristine Dao The

    Pristine Dao, The
    Thomas Michael

    A new reading of Daoism, arguing that it originated in a particular textual tradition distinct from Confucianism and other philosophical traditions of early China.

  • Hiding the World in the World

    Hiding the World in the World
    Scott Cook

    Presents wide-ranging and up-to-date interpretations of the Zhuangzi, the Daoist classic and one of the most elusive works ever written.

  • Liu Chuxuan 1147 1203 and His Commentary on the Daoist Scripture Huangdi Yinfu Jing

    Liu Chuxuan (1147-1203) and His Commentary on the Daoist Scripture Huangdi Yinfu Jing
    Peter Acker

    This study presents the first complete translation of Liu Chuxuan's (1147-1203) commentary on the Yellow Emperor's Scripture of Hidden Contracts (Huangdi Yinfujing Zhu).

  • The I Ching or Book of Changes

    The I Ching or Book of Changes
    Hellmut Wilhelm

    The I Ching, or Book of Changes, a common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy, is one of the first efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe.

  • Asceticism in Early Taoist Religion

    Asceticism in Early Taoist Religion
    Stephen Eskildsen

    Using a wide variety of original sources, this book examines how and why early Taoists carried out such ascetic practices as fasting, celibacy, sleep deprivation, and wilderness seclusion.

  • The Archetypal Mind

    The Archetypal Mind
    Emperor Immanuel Ortegeaux, Zen Applied Science

    This is a work with only one proposition: All things are awareness (or mind) and this awareness finds itself through seven steps of attachment that can be deciphered and analyzed in various ways towards the unifying concept of choice (or …

  • Being Taoist

    Being Taoist

    She uses the ancient texts to demonstrate the Taoist masters’ approach to the traditional four aspects of life—the public, the domestic, the private, and the spiritual—and shows how learning to balance them is the secret to infusing …

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