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Teachings of Lao-Tzu: The Tao-Te Ching (Us)

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Title: Teachings of Lao-Tzu: The Tao-Te Ching (Us)
Author: Paul Carus
ISBN: 9780312261092
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Published: 2000
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.

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Publisher Description:
"The Tao-Te Ching" includes 'The Book of the Way' (the Tao) and 'The Book of Virtue or Power' (the Te) in which the teachings of Lao-Tzu are set down. According to the teachings, wisdom is attained through understanding the way the universe works. In order to understand how the universe works, one must live in harmony with it, accepting the forces at play, and acting intuitively and spontaneously in accordance with these forces. These ideas inform not only Taoism but are also an important part of Buddhist and Confucian philosophy, and to some extent the New Age movement.
This new edition exhibits the well-known translation by scholar Paul Carus ("The Teachings of Buddha," Thomas Dunne Books 1999, ) as well as beautiful illustrations throughout the text. Including commentary by Jim Pym, a scholar on Eastern Philosophy, "The Teachings of Lao-Tzu" is an illuminating, sublime work.