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tao te ching (edition 1983)

by Lao Tse, Alberto Laurent (versiona y traduce)

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Good visuals for contemplation ( )
  Brightman | Jan 18, 2019 |
The Tao Te Ching is one of the greatest spiritual books ever written. It has stood the test of time and will continue to do so. ( )
  C_Hawke | Dec 30, 2018 |
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I was totally surprised to find out that this is actually a political treatise but less surprised to learn that quiescence is strength. ( )
2 vote MeditationesMartini | Nov 7, 2018 |
Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching is not only the single most important text in Chinese spirituality, it is probably the most influential spiritual text in human history. In the past, virtually all translations of this text have been produced either by sinologists having little poetic facility in English, or writers having no ability to read the original Chinese. David Hinton’s fluency in ancient Chinese and his award-winning poetic ability provide both of these essential qualifications. Together, they allow a breathtaking new translation that reveals how remarkably current and even innovative this text is after 2500 years.

Having masterfully translated a wide range of ancient Chinese poets and philosophers, HInton is uniquely qualified to offer the definitive contemporary version of the Tao Te Ching in English, rendering it with both philosophical rigor and poetic elegance. And like all of his translations, HInton’s translation of the Tao Te Ching is mind-opening. It adds startling new dimensions to this text, revealing it as the originary text of deep environmental and feminist thought.

This volume is the last in a series of translations presenting the four central masterworks of ancient Chinese thought: Tao Te Ching, Chuang Tzu, The Analects, and Mencius. This is the first time in well over a century that these four masterworks have been translated as a unified series by a single translator. Hinton makes these books sing in English as never before. But these new versions are not only inviting and immensely readable, they also apply much-needed consistency to key terms in these texts, lending structural links and philosophical rigor heretofore unavailable in English. Breathing new life into these originary classics, Hinton’s new translations will stand as the definitive texts for our era.
  CenterPointMN | Oct 29, 2018 |
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Epigraph
Who can find a good woman?

She is precious beyond all things.

Her husband's heart trusts her completely.

She is his best reward.

PROV. 31:10-11 (Mitchell translation)
"Venture not beyond your doors to know the world..."
Dedication
TO MY MOTHER AND FATHER (Mitchell translation)
To Vicks. Who can find a good woman? / She is precious beyond all things. / Her husband's heart trusts her completely. / She is his best reward. Proverbs 31:10-11
TO VICKI (Mitchell translation)
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The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. (Mitchell translation)
I. OPTIMIZING EXPERIENCE:  THIS FOCUS AND ITS FIELD - We will argue that the defining purpose of the Daodejing is bringing into focus and sustaining a productive disposition that allows for the fullest appreciation of those specific things and events that constitute one's field of experience.
The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao.
Way-making (dao) that can be put into words is not really way-making, And naming (ming) that can assign fixed reference to things is not really naming. (Ames/Hall translation)
I will begin with a comparison.
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This work covers translations of the Tao Te Ching by multiple translators, some of which may also be grouped as separate works under the individual translator (eg Ursula K Le Guin's translation).
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A cycle of short poems, this is a work of world literature and has the significance of the Bible for more than a quarter of humanity. Written in two halves, the "Tao" ("way") and the "Te" ("virtue"), it is treasured for its poetic statements about life's most profound and elusive truths.
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Traditionally attributed to Lao Tzu, an older contemporary of Confucius (551-479 BC), it is now thought that the work was compiled in about the fourth century BC. An anthology of wise sayings, it offers a model by which the individual can live rather than explaining the human place in the universe. The moral code it encourages is based on modesty and self-restraint, and the rewards reaped for such a life are harmony and flow of life.

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Das Daodejing (chin. ???, D?d?ing) (l?tere Umschrift: Tao Te King) ist eine Sammlung von Spruchkapiteln, die dem legendr?en Weisen Laozi zugeschrieben wird. Die Entstehungsgeschichte ist ungewiss und Gegenstand sinologischer Forschung. Ungeachtet weiterer bersetzungen bedeuten D? Weg, Prinzip" und Sinn", und D ? Kraft, Leben" und Charisma, Tugend, G te". Jing bezeichnet einen Leitfaden bzw. eine klassische Textsammlung. Die beiden namengebenden Begriffe stehen f r etwas Unaussprechliches, auf dessen eigentliche Bedeutung das Buch hindeuten mc?hte. Aus diesem Grund werden sie auch oft un bersetzt belassen. Das Werk gilt als die Gr ndungsschrift des Daoismus. Obwohl dieser verschiedene Strm?ungen umfasst, die sich vom D?d?ing erheblich unterscheiden kn?nen, wird es von den Anhgern aller daoistischen Schulen als kanonischer, heiliger Text angesehen.… (more)

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