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An Introduction to Daoist Philosophies by Steve Coutinho

By Steve Coutinho

Steve Coutinho explores intimately the basic suggestions of Daoist notion as represented in 3 early texts: the Laozi, the Zhuangzi, and the Liezi. Readers attracted to philosophy but surprising with Daoism will achieve a complete realizing of those works from this research, and readers fascinated with old China who additionally desire to clutch its philosophical foundations will delight in the readability and intensity of Coutinho's explanations.

Coutinho writes a quantity for all readers, whether they have a heritage in philosophy or chinese language reviews. a piece of comparative philosophy, this quantity additionally integrates the recommendations and strategies of latest philosophical discourse right into a dialogue of early chinese language proposal. The ensuing discussion relates historical chinese language notion to modern philosophical concerns and makes use of smooth Western rules and methods to throw new interpretive gentle on classical texts. instead of functionality as old curiosities, those works act as dwelling philosophies in dialog with modern concept and adventure. Coutinho respects the multiplicity of Daoist philosophies whereas additionally revealing a particular philosophical sensibility, and he offers transparent factors of those complicated texts with out resorting to oversimplification.

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