The Essential Tao

Paperback | September 10, 1993

byThomas Cleary

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Thomas Cleary's new translation of two Chinese classics describing the essential philosophy and practice of Tao, written long ago as maps of the Way: 'Tao Te Ching' and 'Chuang-tzu'. Cleary's presentation restores the power and mind-opening distinctive

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Composed of two ancient Taoist classics that are proving remarkably appealing and relevant today, The Essential Tao delves into topics such as politics and economy, managing stress and health, and psychology and mysticism. "It is magnificent and grandiose, outrageous and funny, sharp and acerbic, dreamy and playful".--David Steindl-Ras...

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Thomas Cleary's new translation of two Chinese classics describing the essential philosophy and practice of Tao, written long ago as maps of the Way: 'Tao Te Ching' and 'Chuang-tzu'. Cleary's presentation restores the power and mind-opening distinctive

Thomas Cleary is the preeminent translator of classic Eastern texts, including The Essential Tao, The Essential Confucius, The Secret of the Golden Flower, and the bestselling The Art of War.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.44 inPublished:September 10, 1993Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0062502166

ISBN - 13:9780062502162

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Composed of two ancient Taoist classics that are proving remarkably appealing and relevant today, The Essential Tao delves into topics such as politics and economy, managing stress and health, and psychology and mysticism. "It is magnificent and grandiose, outrageous and funny, sharp and acerbic, dreamy and playful".--David Steindl-Rast, OSB