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Author Clarke, J. J. (John James), 1937-

Title The Tao of the West [electronic resource] : Western transformations of Taoist thought / J.J. Clarke.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.

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Description xii, 270 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 ramblin 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Language English.
Subject Taoism.
East and West.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0203132343
0415206200 (pbk.)
0415206197

 
    
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