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Author Kohn, Livia, 1956-

Title Taoist mystical philosophy : the scripture of western ascension / Livia Kohn
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1991]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 345 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture
SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture.
Contents Mystical philosophy in the Taoist tradition -- Part 1: The text -- The Xisheng Jing in history -- Structure and contents of the text -- The mythological framework narrative -- Part 2: The worldview -- The physical universe -- Mind, knowledge, language -- The way of the sage -- Part 3: The thinkers -- The life and thought of Wei Jie -- Li Rong and the Chongxuan school -- Taoist mystical philosophy -- The Xisheng Jing: scripture of western ascension -- Citations of the Xisheng Jing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-322) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Xi sheng jing.
Mysticism -- Taoism
Taoist philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585088861 (electronic bk.)
9780585088860 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
OTHER TI Xi sheng jing.