The Canon of Reason and Virtue (Paperback)

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By Lao-Tze, Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki (Editor), Paul Carus (Editor)
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The philosophy of Lao-Tze is consciously paradoxical and poetic: therapeutic and deconstructional rather than analytic. It offers a guide to practical action which verges on mysticism: how to exercise strength without needing to be strong, how to win by yielding. Lao-Tze's exhortation to act while not-acting or 'doing nothing' has astonished and fascinated Chinese and Westerners alike.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780875480640
ISBN-10: 0875480640
Publisher: Open Court
Publication Date: June 1st, 1974
Pages: 216
Language: English