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    Tao Te Ching (Classics of World Literature) (Paperback) By (author) Lao Tzu, Translated by Arthur Waley, Notes by Arthur Waley, Introduction by Robert Wilkinson, Series edited by Tom Griffith

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    DescriptionDating from around 300BC, Tao Te Ching is the first great classic of the Chinese school of philosophy called Taoism. Within its pages is summed up a complete view of the cosmos and how human beings should respond to it. A profound mystical insight into the nature of things forms the basis for a humane morality and vision of political utopia. The ideas in this work constitute one of the main shaping forces behind Chinese spirituality, art and science, so much so that no understanding of Chinese civilisation is possible without a grasp of Taoism. This edition presents the authoritative translation by Arthur Waley, with a new Introduction reflecting recent developments in the interpretation of the work.


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    Title
    Tao Te Ching
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lao Tzu, Translated by Arthur Waley, Notes by Arthur Waley, Introduction by Robert Wilkinson, Series edited by Tom Griffith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 192 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781853264719
    ISBN 10: 1853264717
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: REL
    B&T Book Type: FI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    BIC subject category V2: HPD
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 500
    BIC subject category V2: HRKN5
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    Ingram Theme: RELI/TAO
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    DC22: 299.51482
    BISAC V2.8: REL047000, REL065000
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 299.51482
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Publication date
    01 December 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Herts