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The Tao Teh Ching

The Tao Teh Ching (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Tse, Lao

The Tao Te Ching ([ta u t tci n] (About this soundlisten)), also known by its pinyin romanization Dao De Jing, [a] is a Chinese classic text traditionally credited to the 6th-century BC sage Laozi. The text's authorship, date of composition and date of compilation are debated.[5]... The oldest excavated portion dates back to the late 4th century BC, [6] but modern scholarship dates other parts of the text as having been written-or at least compiled-later than the earliest portions of the Zhuangzi.[7] The Tao Te Ching, along with the Zhuangzi, is a fundamental text for both philosophical and religious Taoism. It also strongly influenced other schools of Chinese philosophy and religion, including Legalism, Confucianism, and Buddhism, which was largely interpreted through the use of Taoist words and concepts when it was originally introduced to China. Many Chinese artists, including poets, painters, calligraphers, and gardeners, have used the Tao Te Ching as a source of inspiration. Its influence has spread widely outside East Asia and it is among the most translated works in world literatur
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ISBN 9780368466717
Released NZ 21 Mar 2019
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780368466717
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Released 21 Mar 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Tse, Lao
Category Travel & Holiday Guides
Number of Pages 42
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 2mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 68g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Travel & Holiday Guides: General
ONIX Text General/trade