1688730

9780415206198

Tao of the West Western Transformations of Taoist Thought

Tao of the West Western Transformations of Taoist Thought
$164.20
$3.95 Shipping
  • Condition: New
  • Provider: Publisher Direct Contact
  • Provider Rating:
    87%
  • Ships From: Multiple Locations
  • Shipping: Standard, Expedited
  • Comments: Brand new copy ready to ship same or next day!

   30-day money back guarantee

Ask the provider about this item.

Most renters respond to questions in 48 hours or less.
The response will be emailed to you.
Cancel
  • ISBN-13: 9780415206198
  • ISBN: 0415206197
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: Routledge

AUTHOR

Clarke, J. J.

SUMMARY

In this book, J.J. Clarke shows us how Taoist texts, ideas, and practices have been assimilated within a whole range of Western ideas and agendas. We see how Chinese thinkers such as Lao-tzu and Chuang tzu, along with practices such as Feng Shui and Tai Chi, have been used as a key Western inspiration in religion, philosophy, ethics, politics, ecology and health. The Tao of the West not only provides a fascinating introduction to Taoism, it also offers a timely insight into the history of the West's encounter with this ancient tradition, and into the issues arising from inter-cultural dialogue. Anyone interested in understanding the key influence Taoism has had on the West will welcome and embrace this book.Clarke, J. J. is the author of 'Tao of the West Western Transformations of Taoist Thought', published 2000 under ISBN 9780415206198 and ISBN 0415206197.

[read more]

Questions about purchases?

You can find lots of answers to common customer questions in our FAQs

View a detailed breakdown of our shipping prices

Learn about our return policy

Still need help? Feel free to contact us

View college textbooks by subject
and top textbooks for college

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

With our dedicated customer support team, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.