- Author : Laozi
- Publisher : Hackett Publishing
- File Size : 52,8 Mb
- Release : 07 March 2003
- ISBN : 0872207013
- Page : 164 pages
- Rating : 5/5 (2 users)
Summary: The Daodejing of Laozi PDF is a Fantastic Religion book by Laozi. It was published by Hackett Publishing on 07 March 2003. This Book has 164 pages and Available to download in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Read detail book and summary below and click download button to get book file and read directly from your devices.
A Daoist classic that has had a profound influence on Chinese thought, the Laozi or Daodejing, evolved into its present form sometime around the third century BCE and continues to enjoy great popularity throughout East Asia and beyond. Philip J Ivanhoe's lucid and philosophically-minded interpretation and commentary offer fresh insights into this classic work. In the substantial introduction and numerous notes, Ivanhoe draws attention to the issues at play in the text, often relating them to contemporary philosophical discussions and directing the reader to related passages within the Daodejing and to other works of the period. The Language Appendix, unique to this edition, offers eight translations of the opening passage by well-known and influential scholars and explains, line-by-line, how each might have reached his particular interpretation.