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    DescriptionA luxury, keep-sake edition of an ancient Chinese scripture This ancient text, fundamental to Taoism, has become a source of inspiration and guidance for millions in modern society. It's focus on attunement, rather than mindless striving, offers an alternative to command-and-control leadership and a different way of seeing personal success - a position that has led to this ancient Chinese text becoming an internationally bestselling personal development guide. Now the text has been given a makeover and this deluxe, gift edition is set to become the market leader, following in the footsteps of the other bestselling Capstone Classic editions. Includes: Paints a picture of a person in full attunement Illustrates how fulfillment and peace, without struggle, can deliver to us what we need and desire An alternative way to view personal success A new introduction by Tom Butler Bowdon, the classic personal development expert

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    Tao Te Ching
    The Ancient Classic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lao Tzu, By (author) Tom Butler-Bowdon
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 194
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    ISBN 13: 9780857083111
    ISBN 10: 0857083112

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    DC23: 299.51482
    LC classification: BL1900.L26 E5 2012B
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    Edition statement
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Capstone Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    18 June 2012
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    Author Information
    Tom Butler-Bowdon is the author of five bestselling books on classic self-help and motivational writing. He has been described by USA Today as 'a true scholar of this type of literature'. Tom has also written introductions to the other editions in the Capstone Classics series.
    Back cover copy
    A Timeless Philosophy on Personal SuccessOne of the true classics of international literature, the Tao Te Ching is still a source of inspiration and guidance for millions. The oldest scripture of Taoism, its focus on attunement, rather than mindless striving, offers an alternative to commence-and-control leadership and a different way to seeing and achieving personal success.This keepsake edition includes and introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon, drawing out lessons for the contemporary reader, showing how the Tao Te Ching remains vital reading for anyone seeking to win without conflict, and to achieve a balanced and productive life.
    Table of contents
    An Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon vii About Tom Butler-Bowdon xxv Tao Te Ching 1