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The Paradox of Being: Truth, Identity, and Images in Daoism

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Through research into Daoist ritual in history and as it survives today, Andersen shows that the concept of truth in Chinese Daoist philosophy and ritual posits being as a paradox anchored in the inexistent Way, and consists in seeking to be an exception to ordinary norms and rules of behavior which nonetheless engages what is common to us all.

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The Paradox of Being: Truth, Identity, and Images in Daoism
2019, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674241107

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