Books in category Religion – Taoism

  • 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.

  • The Taoism Reader

    The Taoism Reader
    Thomas Cleary

    This compact collection of Taoism’s greatest masterpieces introduces its most fundamental teachings and reveals the essential spirit of Tao.

  • A Daughter Of Han

    A Daughter Of Han
    Ning Lao T’ai-t’ai

    Pruitt documented this story, casting light not only onto Lao T'ai-t'ai's own biography, but onto the character of life for the common man of China, writ large.

  • Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching
    Victor H. Mair, Lao Tzu

    A landmark translation of one of the most popular works of world literture, this edition of the Tao Te Ching is based on the Ma-wang-tui manuscripts. From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • 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.

  • Lao tzu and the Tao te ching

    Lao-tzu and the Tao-te-ching
    Livia Kohn, Michael LaFargue

    Examines the traditional and modern Western interpretations of the Tao-te-ching, and its author, Lao-tzu.

  • Early Daoist Scriptures

    Early Daoist Scriptures
    Stephen R. Bokenkamp, Peter Nickerson

    This book will undoubtedly provide a better understanding of Daoism."—Isabelle Robinet, author of Taoist Meditation: The Mao-shan Tradition of Great Purity

  • 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.

  • The Tao of Leadership

    The Tao of Leadership
    John Heider

    Heider's book is a blend of practical insight and profound wisdom, offering inspiration and advice. This book is used as a Management/Leadership training text by many Fortune 500 corporations, including IBM, Mitsubishi, and Prudential.

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