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The Way and Its Power: Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching and Its Place in Chinese Thought

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Arthur Waley's brilliant and definitive translation of one of the foremost of all mystical books, Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, has become a modern classic in its own right. Unlike previous translations, it is founded not on the medieval commentaries but on a close study of all the early Chinese literature, and it provides a singular example of authoritative scholarship skillfully blended with brilliant, precise writing. In his introduction, Dr. Waley gives an extensive scholarly account of Chinese thought down to the end of the ...

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The Way and Its Power: Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching and Its Place in Chinese Thought
2016, Martino Fine Books

ISBN-13: 9781684220199

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The Way and Its Power: Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching and Its Place in Chinese Thought
1994, Grove Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802150851

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