Pristine DAO Metaphysics in Early Daoist Discourse

ISBN-10: 0791464768

ISBN-13: 9780791464762

Edition: 2005

Authors: Thomas Michael

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A new reading of Daoism, arguing that it originated in a particular textual tradition distinct from Confucianism and other philosophical traditions of early China.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 5/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Note on the Texts
Early Daoism and Metaphysics
Early Daoism and Cosmogony
Before the World
The Xicizhuan: An Alternative Cosmogony of the Confucian Tradition
Abyssal Waters
Placental Waters
Early Daoism and Cosmology
The Harmonious World
Was There an Early Daoist Cosmology before the Laozi?
The Hidden Sage Is Not a Public King
Why Politics and Religion Don't Mix; or Do They?
The World Was Born, Not Made
Sages Live the Adventure
Early Daoism and Ontology
The Fractured World
Splitting Binary Differences: The Ontological Vision of the Laozi
Human Labor Gets a Turn: The Ontological Vision of the Qiwulun
Early Daoism and Soteriology
The Healed World
The Neiye Describes the Body as Jing
The Laozi Describes the Newborn Body
The Zhuangzi Describes the Body as Heaven
The Huainanzi Describes the Correlative Body
Early Daoism and Modernity
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