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Tao Te Ching Paperback – 26 Jan 2000

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ISBN-13: 978-0140441314 ISBN-10: 9780140441314 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd; 1 edition (31 October 1969)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780140441314
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140441314
  • ASIN: 014044131X
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.2 x 19.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 136 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 23,874 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"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

About the Author

Lao Tzu is a Chinese philosopher and founder of the Taoist religion in China. His name means 'Old Master'. He worked as a librarian at the court of Chou. When the kingdom showed signs of decay, Lao Tzu left and was never heard of again. Tao Te Chingis said to be his the principles of his philosophy.
D. C. Lau read Chinese at the University of Hong Kong and in 1946 he went to Glasgow where he read philosophy.


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