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Daoism Explained: From the Dream of the Butterfly to the Fishnet Allegory
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DAOISM EXPLAINED: FROM THE DREAM OF THE BUTTERFLY TO THE FISHNET ALLEGORY

PAPERBACK BY MOELLER, HANS-GEORG

£17.99

ISBN
9780812695632
IMPRINT
OPEN COURT PUBLISHING CO ,U.S.
 
 
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PUBLISHER
OPEN COURT PUBLISHING CO ,U.S.
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
160 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 AUG 2004

DESCRIPTION

Hans-Georg Moeller has achieved the perfect blend with Daoism Explained. It is both a fascinating introduction on Daoist thought as well as an original and insightful contribution to Eastern philosophy. This book will take the place of The Tao of Pooh by Hoff. Like that book, Doaism Explained offers a comprehensive presentation of Daoist philosophy that is interesting and easy to follow. The study sheds new light on many Doaist allegories by showing how modern translations often concealed the original wit and humor of the Chinese original, or imposed alien philosophical frameworks on them. It attempts to take away the metaphysical and Christian disguises with which Daoist philosophy has been obscured by Western interpretations in the past 100 years.