Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching

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Presents the ancient Chinese classic on spiritual wisdom.
Publisher: South San Francisco, Calif. :, Audio Literature
Copyright Date: ℗1990
ISBN: 9781932681239
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Graeme1998
Nov 14, 2016

This translation of the Tao Te Ching is godawful. The translator is too literal in his interpretation. While a literal translation may be beneficial in other works, the Tao Te Ching is filled with a myriad of metaphors, imagery, and symbols that are not supposed to be literal. In fact, this translation is disrespectful to Laozi. There are many superior translations of the Tao Te Ching. For Example Lin Yutang's translation: http://terebess.hu/english/tao/yutang.html

morrisonist Mar 29, 2016

casting hexagrams is an interesting new idea

MarioEnriqueRiosPinot Aug 31, 2015

I just read this wonderful read and I'd like to read it again. The question is how do I live in the world since I am of the world and still deal with the yin and yang?

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rjchapple
Aug 05, 2015

Classic Taoist text. Would be well read as a daily devotional, since the contained wisdom is best digested bit at a time.

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melkweg
Jul 03, 2015

This is the very best rendition of the Tao per Lao Tzu, a poetic translation in the modern sense which does not attempt to lecture the reader on the core meaning of the work. Instead, it allows one to draw one's own conclusions. The translation notes included are there mostly for the scholar, or to clarify translation choices. If you are new to this work, this is the version to read.

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patrickeglaston
Jun 30, 2015

ive had and read this book for decades. my best friend read it everyday and probably still reads it. I currently do not have a copy and recomemend anyone to check it out from the library. I am Christian and really love Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu translated by Gia Fu Feng and Jane English.

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nnicoles
May 31, 2015

This book is seriously misfiled.

pigpigmonster Oct 25, 2013

classic

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goldenguppy
Dec 10, 2010

A superb translation of this piece of ancient philosophy. I would recommend anyone trying to explore Taoism to read this.

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