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An introduction to Daoist philosophies, Steve Coutinho

Label
An introduction to Daoist philosophies
Title
An introduction to Daoist philosophies
Statement of responsibility
Steve Coutinho
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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. Readers interested in philosophy yet unfamiliar with Daoism will gain a comprehensive understanding of these works from this analysis, and readers fascinated by ancient China who also wish to grasp its philosophical foundations will appreciate the clarity and depth of the author's explanations. He writes a volume for all readers, whether or not they have a background in philosophy or Chinese studies. A work of comparative philosophy, this volume also integrates the concepts and methods of contemporary philosophical discourse into a discussion of early Chinese thought. The resulting dialogue relates ancient Chinese thought to contemporary philosophical issues and uses modern Western ideas and approaches to throw new interpretive light on classical texts. Rather than function as historical curiosities, these works act as living philosophies in conversation with contemporary thought and experience. The author respects the multiplicity of Daoist philosophies while also revealing a distinctive philosophical sensibility, and he provides clear explanations of these complex texts without resorting to oversimplification. -- From publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
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1963-
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Coutinho, Steve
Index
index present
LC call number
B162.7
LC item number
.C68 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Taoist philosophy
  • Taoist philosophy
  • Taoismus
  • Philosophie
  • China
Label
An introduction to Daoist philosophies, Steve Coutinho
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-221) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Daoist philosophies -- Fundamental concepts of Chinese philosophy -- The Laozi -- The Zhuangzi: inner chapters and Zhuangzian philosophy -- The outer and miscellaneous chapters of the Zhuangzi: from anarchist utopianism to mystical imperialism -- The Liezi -- Philosophy of skill in the Zhuangzi and Liezi
Control code
830030301
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 231 pages
Isbn
9780231143387
Lccn
2013003261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)830030301
Label
An introduction to Daoist philosophies, Steve Coutinho
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-221) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Daoist philosophies -- Fundamental concepts of Chinese philosophy -- The Laozi -- The Zhuangzi: inner chapters and Zhuangzian philosophy -- The outer and miscellaneous chapters of the Zhuangzi: from anarchist utopianism to mystical imperialism -- The Liezi -- Philosophy of skill in the Zhuangzi and Liezi
Control code
830030301
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 231 pages
Isbn
9780231143387
Lccn
2013003261
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)830030301

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