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Chinese Philosophy

This ancient tradition encompasses the divination system of the I Ching, the social teaching of Confucius, the poetic wisdom of Lao Tzu, and so much more. Its myriad forms remain objects of fascination because they’ve turned out to be as applicable to our lives today as they have been for millennia.

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  1. The Way of the World

    The Way of the World

    Readings in Chinese Philosophy

    The dynamic relationship between the individual and society has been a central concern of Taoism from its ancient beginnings—which is perhaps why certain Taoist classics, like Sun Tzu’s Art of War, are so often consulted these days for leadership advice. This anthology presents a wide range of texts revealing the processes of integrating personal spirituality with social responsibility central to Taoist tradition across the centuries and throughout the schools.… Read More

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  2. The Art of War

    The Art of War

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    • by
    • Sun Tzu
    Compiled more than two thousand years ago, the Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world today. A study of the anatomy of forces in conflict, it has been discovered by modern business people, who understand the principles it contains are as useful for understanding the interactions of modern corporations as they are for understanding the tactics of ancient Chinese armies.… Read More

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  3. Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching

    Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching

    A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way

    • by
    • Ursula K. Le Guin
    Ursula K. Le Guin, a student of the Tao Te Ching for more than fifty years, offers her own thoughtful rendering of the Taoist scripture. She has consulted the literal translations and worked with the scholar J. P. Seaton to develop a version that lets the ancient text speak in a fresh way to modern people, while remaining faithful to the original Chinese. This rendition reveals the Tao Te Ching’s… Read More

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  4. The Rules of Victory

    The Rules of Victory

    How to Transform Chaos and Conflict—Strategies from The Art of War

    • by
    • James Gimian,
    • Barry Boyce
    Sun Tzu’s Art of War is widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest tools for understanding and resolving conflict ever. But how do you translate its military insights into practical tactics you can use in the corporate boardroom, the PTA meeting, or the family reunion? James Gimian and Barry Boyce take the principles born on ancient Chinese battlefields and show you how to relate them to the situations… Read More

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  5. Chi

    Chi

    Discovering Your Life Energy

    • by
    • Waysun Liao
    Chi is the invisible energy of life that flows in and around us throughout the universe. Used skillfully, it can have a remarkable effect on health and vitality—to the degree that you’d be tempted to call it magical, if it weren’t so completely natural. Here is a perfect introduction to chi that explains in a direct and simple way what it is and why it is essential to a healthy… Read More

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  6. The Art of War

    The Art of War

    Translation, Essays, and Commentary by the Denma Translation Group

    • by
    • Sun Tzu
    Conflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy, but everything necessary to respond to conflict wisely, thoroughly, and victoriously is right before us at all times. The key to skillful action in any situation is in knowing those things that make up the environment and then seeing the patterns they form so that their power becomes available to us. It is not necessary… Read More

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  7. Vitality, Energy, Spirit

    Vitality, Energy, Spirit

    A Taoist Sourcebook

    • edited by
    • Thomas Cleary
    The “three treasures” of human life—vitality, energy, and spirit—are envisioned in Taoist thought as the source of creativity, capability, and intelligence. This comprehensive anthology traces the teachings on these three treasures through the long history of Taoism, highlighting the quintessential works on their practical application for mental and physical well-being. Along with brief selections from the classic sources of Taoism by Lao Tzu and Chang-tzu, the book presents a rich… Read More

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  8. Alchemists, Mediums, and Magicians

    Alchemists, Mediums, and Magicians

    Stories of Taoist Mystics

    • edited by
    • Thomas Cleary
    Here is an introduction to the magical and mystical realm of Taoism through biographical and historical sketches of Taoist adepts over two thousand years. This panoramic view of the many faces of Taoism and its intimate connection with Chinese culture and society includes intriguing accounts of the Taoist secret societies that carried out mystical exercises and powerful consciousness-altering techniques, including sensory deprivation, incantation, visualization, and concentration.This collection of sketches, compiled… Read More

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  9. The Rules of Victory

    The Rules of Victory

    How to Transform Chaos and Conflict—Strategies from The Art of War

    • by
    • James Gimian,
    • Barry Boyce
    Millions have read Sun Tzu’s Art of War, the classic text on leadership and strategy, but how many understand its profound teachings or know how to apply them in modern life? The Rules of Victory presents the core insights of The Art of War, making them relevant and valuable to anyone who seeks more successful and creative approaches to dealing with chaos and conflict, whether at home, in the workplace,… Read More

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  10. The Rules of Victory

    The Rules of Victory

    How to Transform Chaos and Conflict—Strategies from The Art of War

    • by
    • James Gimian,
    • Barry Boyce
    Millions have read Sun Tzu's Art of War, the classic text on leadership and strategy, but how many understand its profound teachings and know how to apply them in modern life? The Rules of Victory presents the essential insights of The Art of War, making this classic relevant to anyone who seeks more successful and creative approaches to dealing with conflict and chaos in the workplace, at home, or in… Read More

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