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Author Wang, Zhongjiang, author

Title Daoism excavated : cosmos and humanity in early manuscripts / Wang Zhongjiang
Edition First edition
Published St. Petersburg, Florida : Three Pines Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (212 pages)
Series Contemporary Chinese Scholarship in Daoist Studies
Contemporary Chinese scholarship in Daoist studies.
Contents Hengxian: stages of cosmic unfolding -- Taiyi shengshui: textual structure and conceptual layers -- Fanwu liuxing: from oneness to multiplicity -- Huangdi sijing: governing through oneness -- Laozi: "Dao models itself" -- Laozi: "a great vessel" -- Han Laozi: variants and new readings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Laozi.
Cosmology -- History -- To 1500.
Manuscripts, Chinese -- China -- Jingmen Shi.
Philosophy of nature -- China -- History -- To 221 B.C.
Taoism -- Sacred books.
Taoism -- China -- History -- To 221 B.C.
Taoist literature, Chinese -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Sacred books.
Sacred works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 136551806X
9781365518065 (e-book)