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  • A Path and a Practiceby William Martin

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 14.95

    The Tao Te Ching—one of the most loved and widely translated books in human history—has appeared in countless English-language versions. But no modern translation has yet captured the essential thrust of Lao Tzu?s work as a practical guide to living an awakened life. Now William Martin, whose acclaimed previous reinterpretations of the Tao (for parents,... more...

  • Die neue Wissenschaft über die gemeinschaftliche Natur der Völkerby Giambattista Vico; Erich Auerbach; Wilhelm Schmidt-Biggemann

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 70.00

    Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) was one of the most original and idiosyncratic philosophers before Kant and Hegel. Although Giorgio Vasari had already diagnosed a cycle of rise, blossoming and decline in the history of art, Vico was the first to base this on a philosophical system. Isolated in Naples from direct contact with the philosophical... more...

  • Taoism For Dummiesby Jonathan Herman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 15.99

    The definitive guide to understanding Taoism?no matter your background or faith Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching is the second most translated book in the world, and the practice of religious Taoism is on the rise in China, where adherents currently number in the hundreds of millions. Yet there remains a remarkable lack of reliable information about Taoism... more...

  • Convergence with Natureby David E. Cooper

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 13.13

    In this book David E. Cooper explores our relationship to nature; to animals, to plants, to natural places; and asks how it can be shaped into an appropriate one which contributes to the good of people's lives as a whole. Religions and philosophies have much to say about our relationship with nature, and Chinese Daoist philosophy has long been regarded... more...

  • Convergence with Natureby David E. Cooper

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 12.99

    Exploring our relationship to nature?to animals, to plants, and to natural places?this book asks how that relationship can be shaped into an appropriate one that contributes to the good of people's lives as a whole. Religions and philosophies have much to say about our relationship with nature, and Chinese Daoist philosophy has long been regarded... more...

  • Religion in China and Its Modern Fateby Paul R. Katz; Meir Shahar

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Paul R. Katz has composed a fascinating account of the fate of Chinese religions during the modern era by assessing mutations of communal religious life, innovative forms of religious publishing, and the religious practices of modern Chinese elites traditionally considered models of secular modernity. The author offers a rare look at the monumental... more...

  • Chuang Tzuby Herbert A Giles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1889. This re-issues the second, revised edition of 1926. Chuang Tzu was to Lao Tzu, the author of Tao Tę Ching, as Hui-neng, the sixth Patriarch of Zen Buddhism, was to Bodhidharma, and in some respects St.Paul to Jesus; he expanded the original teaching into a system and was thus the founder of Tao-ism. Whereas Lao Tzu was a... more...

  • The Secret Of The Golden Flowerby Richard Wilhelm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The A to Z of Taoismby Julian F. Pas

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 36.99

    Taoism, the set of philosophical teachings and religious practices rooted in the understanding of the Chinese character Tao, or "The Way," was founded by the Chinese philosopher Laozi in the 6th Century BCE, whose work, the Tao Te Ching ( The Book of the Way and its Virtue ) laid the philosophical foundation for the religion's beliefs. This volume... more...

  • New Confucianism in Twenty-First Century Chinaby Jesús Solé-Farrŕs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    This book explores how Confucian thought, which was the ideological underpinning of traditional, imperial China, is being developed and refined into a New Confucianism relevant for the twenty-first century. It traces the development of Confucian thought, examines significant new texts, and shows how New Confucianism relates to various spheres of life,... more...