The Resource An introduction to Daoist philosophies, Steve Coutinho, (ebook)

An introduction to Daoist philosophies, Steve Coutinho, (ebook)

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An introduction to Daoist philosophies
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An introduction to Daoist philosophies
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Steve Coutinho
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eng
Summary
Steve Coutinho explores in detail the fundamental concepts of Daoist thought as represented in three early texts: the Laozi, the Zhuangzi, and the Liezi. Readers interested in philosophy yet unfamiliar with Daoism will gain a comprehensive understanding of these works from this analysis, and readers fascinated by ancient China who also wish to grasp its philosophical foundations will appreciate the clarity and depth of Coutinho's explanations. Coutinho writes a volume for all readers, whether or not they have a background in philosophy or Chinese studies. A work of comparative philosophy, this volume also integrates the concepts and methods of contemporary philosophical discourse into a discussion of early Chinese thought. The resulting dialogue relates ancient Chinese thought to contemporary philosophical issues and uses modern Western ideas and approaches to throw new interpretive light on classical texts. Rather than function as historical curiosities, these works act as living philosophies in conversation with contemporary thought and experience. Coutinho respects the multiplicity of Daoist philosophies while also revealing a distinctive philosophical sensibility, and he provides clear explanations of these complex texts without resorting to oversimplification
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Midwest
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1963-
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Coutinho, Steve
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181/.114
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Taoist philosophy
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adult
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An introduction to Daoist philosophies, Steve Coutinho, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231512886
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861723
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remote
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11861723
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MWT11861723
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An introduction to Daoist philosophies, Steve Coutinho, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231512886
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861723
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861723
System control number
MWT11861723
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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