Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching

The New Translation from Tao Te Ching: The Definitive Edition

Format
Paperback
Price
$10.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9781585426188
  • 128 Pages
  • TarcherPerigee
  • Adult

Overview

In the hands of Jonathan Star, the eighty-one verses of the Tao Te Ching resound with the elegant, simple images and all-penetrating ideas that have made this ancient work a cornerstone of the world’s wisdom literature.
Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching

Lao Tzu

Praise

“It would be hard to find a fresh approach to a text that ranks only behind the Bible as the most widely translated book in the world, but Star achieves that goal. . . . As fascinating to the casual scholar as it is for the serious student.” -NAPRA ReView “Jonathan Star’s Tao Te Ching achieves the essential: It clarifies the meaning of the text without in the slightest reducing its mystery.” -Jacob Needleman

Table of Contents

Tao Te ChingIntroduction
Tao Te Ching – Translation
Verbatim Translation
Notes on the Verbatim Translation
Commentary on Verse 1
Definitions, Concordance, and Wade-Pinyin Conversion
List of Radicals
Appendix: Some of the Earliest English Translations of Verse One
Sources
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