A clear translation and helpful explanations illuminate this ancient classic of self-cultivation for a modern audience.
Reevaluates Western and Chinese philosophical traditions to question the boundaries of entrenched conceptual frameworks.
Examines the intersections between forgetting and remembering in classical Chinese civilization.
A complete translation and analysis of "All Things Flow into Form" (Fan wu liu xing), a recently discovered manuscript from the Warring States period (481–221 BCE).
Addresses the question of China's rise and what it portends for the future.
Presents the most important portrayals of the Daoist master Yang Zhu throughout Chinese history, from the Warring States period until today.
The ancient concept of spontaneous self-causation (ziran) from Daoism opens a path to understanding human action as self-organizing, attention as effortless, and art as somatic.
Brings early Daoist writings into conversation with contemporary contemplative studies.
Investigates the cosmological and metaphysical thought in the Zhuangzi from the perspective of nothingness.
Provides a new perspective on important linguistic issues in philosophical and religious Daoism through the comparative lens of twentieth-century European philosophies of language.
Looks at the Daoist Zhuangzi's critique of Confucianism.
An overview of Daoist texts on passive meditation from the Latter Han through Tang periods.
Challenges standard views of the origins of the Daodejing, revealing the work’s roots in a tradition of physical cultivation.
A gender-critical consideration of women and religion in Chinese traditions from medieval to modern times.
An anthology of English translations of primary texts of the Quanzhen (Complete Perfection) school of Daoism.
A unique translation of and commentary on the Laozi, based on the oldest edition of the work.
New attention and fresh perspectives on the classic, but neglected, text of Daoism, the Liezi.
A work of and about comparative philosophy that stresses the importance of language in intercultural endeavors.
Explores the religion developed by the Quanzhen Taoists, who sought to cultivate the mind not only through seated meditation, but also throughout the daily activities of life.
Examines the traditional and modern Western interpretations of the Tao-te-ching, and its author, Lao-tzu.
Composed in 2 B. C., as "The I Ching revised and enlarged," The Elemental Changes is a divination manual providing a clear method for distinguishing alternative courses of action. Structured in 81 tetragrams ...