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An Introduction to Daoist Thought

Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi (Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy)

by Eske Mollgaard

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese Philosophy,
  • Taoism,
  • Philosophy,
  • China,
  • Eastern,
  • Taoist,
  • Nanhua jing,
  • Philosophy, Taoist,
  • Zhuangzi.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10205870M
    ISBN 10041542383X
    ISBN 109780415423830

    Written for those who are interested in Asian beliefs and religions as well as for specialists in the field of comparative and Chinese philosophy, Daoism Explained is a comprehensive and fascinating—yet easy-to-follow—introduction to Daoist thought. "This book is an excellent new example of the fact that comparative philosophy has come into.   Daoism, also spelled Taoism, indigenous religio-philosophical tradition that has shaped Chinese life for more than 2, years. In the broadest sense, a Daoist attitude toward life can be seen in the accepting and yielding, the joyful and carefree sides of the Chinese character, an attitude that offsets and complements the moral and duty-conscious, austere and purposeful character ascribed to.

    I’m not an expert on Eastern philosophy but most modern introductions to available translations of the Tao Te Ching, for example D.C. Lau’s essay introducing the Penguin Edition (first published ), generally present an account and overview of.   Taoism, also known as Daoism, is an indigenous Chinese religion often associated with the Daode jing (Tao Te Ching), a philosophical and political text purportedly written by Laozi (Lao Tzu.

    Buddhist thought in China was significantly shaped by the ideas of the Xuanxue (mysterious learning) thinkers, who were known collectively by this title as they were preoccupied with the profound, mysterious dao (Chan ). It was not until the fifth century that . The Tao Te Ching or Taodejing is widely considered the most influential Taoist text. According to legend, it was written by Laozi, and often the book is simply referred to as the "Laozi."Hangul: {{linkhello my friend wants to slap me, text|도|교}}.


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The author introduces a complex reading that shows the unity of Zhuangzi’s thought, in particular in his views of action, language, and by: An Introduction to Daoist Thought: Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi (Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy Book 2) - Kindle edition by Eske Møllgaard.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. By addressing methodological questions that arise in reading Zhuangzi, a hermeneutics is developed which makes understanding Zhuangzi’s religious thought possible.

A theoretical contribution to comparative philosophy and the cross-cultural study of religious traditions, the book serves as an introduction to Daoism for graduate students in religion, philosophy, and East Asian : Eske Møllgaard.

It presents an interpretation of the Zhuangzi, a book in thirty-three chapters that is the most important collection of Daoist texts in early China.

The author introduces a complex reading that shows the unity of Zhuangzi’s thought, in particular in his views of action, language, and ethics. An Introduction to Daoist Thought: Action, Language, An Introduction to Daoist Thought book Ethics in Zhuangzi (Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy) Eske Mollgaard This is the first work available in English which addresses Zhuangzi’s thought as a whole.

An Introduction to Daoist Philosophies book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Steve Coutinho explores in detail the fundamental concepts of Daoist thought as represented in three early texts: the "Laozi," the "Zhuangzi," and the "Liezi." Trivia About An Introduction t No trivia or quizzes yet/5.

An Introduction to Daoist Philosophies is an accessible introduction to fundamental Daoist concepts and themes. Coutinho's presentation of ideas in three early Daoist texts— Laozi, Zhuangzi and Liezi —has a nuanced, east-west comparative philosophical perspective. The book strikes a fine balance between illuminating Daoist philosophy drawing on contrasting and parallel concepts.

An Introduction to Daoist Thought 作者: Eske Mollgaard 出版社: Routledge 副标题: Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi (Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy) 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: An Introduction to Daoist Philosophies Book Description: Steve Coutinho explores in detail the fundamental concepts of Daoist thought as represented in three early texts: the Laozi, the Zhuangzi.

“Daoism” has been used to denote a range of quite different areas of focus, ideas and debates across different periods of time. The English term “Daoism” has been used to identify different groups, practices or doctrines that incorporate at some level the notion of dao (way, path).

However, the criteria for inclusion are sometimes obscure and arbitrary. It presents an interpretation of the Zhuangzi, a book in thirty-three chapters that is the most important collection of Daoist texts in early China.

The author introduces a complex reading that shows the unity of Zhuangzi’s thought, in particular in his views of action, language, and : Taylor And Francis.

-- Henry Rosemont, Jr., Brown University An Introduction to Daoist Philosophies is an accessible introduction to fundamental Daoist concepts and themes.

Coutinho's presentation of ideas in three early Daoist texts-Laozi, Zhuangzi and Liezi-has a /5(11). Introduction to Daoism The Chinese word dao means a way or a path.

Confucians used the term dao to speak of the way human beings ought to behave in society. In other words, dao, for them, was an ethical or. It was originally written prior to A.D., and was eventually categorized as Book # in the Zhengtong Daozang (Daoist Canon of the Zhengtong Reign Period), during the.

In the number of Daoist adherents worldwide was estimated to be more than million. Further Reading. Chiu, Milton M., The Tao of Chinese Religion (). Girardot, Norman J., Myth and Meaning in Early Taoism (). Hansen, Chad, A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought: A Philosophical Interpretation ().

In this book the author explores in detail the fundamental concepts of Daoist thought as represented in three early texts: the Laozi, the Zhuangzi, and the Liezi. The Way of the Golden Elixir: An Introduction to Taoist Alchemy. A survey of the history, lineages, and main doctrines and practices of Taoist alchemy.

A survey of the history, lineages, and main doctrines and practices of Taoist alchemy. Exploring Daoism from a comparative religious studies perspective, this book gives the reader a deeper understanding of religious traditions more broadly.

Beginning with an overview of Daoist history, The Daoist Tradition then covers key elements of Daoist worldviews and major Daoist practices. Get this from a library.

An introduction to Daoist thought: action, language, and ethics in Zhuangzi. [Eske Møllgaard] -- "There has been a growing interest in Daoism in the West, not only in academia but also in the culture at large.

This is the first work available in English which addresses Zhuangzi's thought as. The best books on Taoism: both fiction and non-fiction. Preference is given to the philosophical tradition, but feel free to add mystical and religious books as well. I am also including Soto Zen as it has a lot of parallels with Taoism.An Introduction to Daoist Thought Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi 1st Edition by Eske Møllgaard and Publisher Routledge.

Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN:X.In addition, Bokenkamp elucidates the connections Daoism holds with other schools of thought, particularly Confucianism and Buddhism. This book provides a much-needed introduction to Daoism for students of religion and is a welcome addition for scholars wishing to explore Daoist sacred literature/5(7).