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Author Chen, Guying, author.

Title Rediscovering the roots of Chinese thought : Laozi's philosophy / Guying Chen ; [translated by Paul D'Ambrosio]
Edition First edition
Published St. Petersburg, FL : Three Pines Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource
Series Contemporary Chinese scholarship in daoist studies
Contemporary Chinese scholarship in Daoist studies.
Contents 1. Laozi before Kongzi -- Laozi as Kongzi's teacher -- Laozi before Lunyu -- Modern scholarship -- Laozi's influence on Mozi -- 2. Laozi's and Kongzi's teachings -- Naturalism versus rule by virtuosity -- The importance of society -- Heaven's, Dao, and virtuosity -- Human innate tendencies -- Humaneness and responsibiligy -- 3. The early Laozi -- The Guodian versions -- Moral values -- Philosophical development -- Issues in the Guodian Laozi -- 4. Laozi's though -- Dimensions of Dao -- Practical application -- Ontology and experience -- 5. Laozi and Pre-Qin philosophy -- Mainstream Daoism -- The Jixia school and Huang-Lao -- Laozi's impact
Summary This book translates Lao Zhuang xinlun, a key work of contemporary Chinese. It offers a unique discussion of the Laozi, arguing-in contrast to standard Western scholarship-that the text goes back to a single author and identifying him as an older contemporary, and even teacher, of Confucius. This places the Confucian Analects after the Laozi and makes the text the most fundamental work of ancient Chinese thought. Chen explores these debates regarding these points, providing evidence based on materials excavated from Mawangdui and Guodian. His book is fascinating documentation of contemporary C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Laozi.
Form Electronic book
Author D'Ambrosio, Paul, translator
ISBN 9781365524226
Other Titles Lao Zhuang xin lun. English