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Author Clarke, J. J. (John James), 1937-

Title The Tao of the West : Western transformations of Taoist thought / J.J. Clarke.

Publication Info. London ; N.Y. : Routledge, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  299.514 C598T    Check Shelf
Description xii, 270 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-258) and indexes.
Contents Preface -- 1. 'The way that can be told': introduction -- 2. 'The meaning is not the meaning': on the nature of Daoism -- 3. 'Cramped scholars': Western interpretations of Daoism -- 4. 'The Great Clod': Daoist natural philosophy -- 5. 'Going rambling without destination': moral explorations -- 6. 'The transformation of things': the alchemy of life, sex and health -- 7. 'The Way is incommunicable': transcendence -- 8. 'The twitter of birds': philosophical themes -- 9. 'Journey to the West': by way of concluding -- Appendix I: Chinese dynastic chronology -- Appendix II. Wade-Giles/Pinyin conversion table -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Name index -- Subject index.
Subject Taoism -- Europe -- History.
East and West.
ISBN 0415206197
0415206200 paperback
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