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Title:
The Tao of the West : Western transformations of Taoist thought
Author:
Clarke, J. J. (John James), 1937-
Publication Information:
London ; N.Y. : Routledge, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xii, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface -- 1. 'The way that can be told': introduction -- 2. 'The meaning is not the meaning': on the nature of Daoism -- 3. 'Cramped scholars': Western interpretations of Daoism -- 4. 'The Great Clod': Daoist natural philosophy -- 5. 'Going rambling without destination': moral explorations -- 6. 'The transformation of things': the alchemy of life, sex and health -- 7. 'The Way is incommunicable': transcendence -- 8. 'The twitter of birds': philosophical themes -- 9. 'Journey to the West': by way of concluding -- Appendix I: Chinese dynastic chronology -- Appendix II. Wade-Giles/Pinyin conversion table -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Name index -- Subject index.
Reading Level:
1760 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780415206198

9780415206204
Format :
Book