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The Wisdom of the Taoists

The Wisdom of the Taoists

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Published by New Directions in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and translated from the Chinese by D. Howard Smith.
ContributionsSmith, David Howard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22294369M
ISBN 100811207773
OCLC/WorldCa6331119

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Their teachings are thus more positive and constructive than those of the wartime Taoists. These extracts are grouped into four sections: State and society, warfare, peace, and wisdom. The extract on wisdom deals with the inner and outer life of Taoist sages or the means and ends of Taoist wisdom. Wisdom, sapience, or sagacity is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense and insight. Wisdom is associated with attributes such as unbiased judgment, compassion, experiential self-knowledge, self-transcendence and non-attachment, and virtues such as ethics and benevolence. Wisdom has been defined in many different ways, including several distinct.

A reverential regard for this value led Taoists to honor hunchbacks and cripples. cups, windows, doorways. Their value lies in what is not there. It is said to be Lao Tzu's other book, a collection of his oral teachings on wisdom and mastery. Chuang Tzu. To explore an alternative to modern productivity culture, I chose Taoism. Taoism is focused on living according to the Tao, “the totality of natural processes.” Taoists believe that nature has it’s own way of doing things, and it is senseless to try to work against the Tao. To cross a river you don’t swim upstream.


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“The Wisdom of the Taoists” translated by D. Howard Smith covers a number of ancient Taoist philosophers in this small 90 page volume. This text is organized into three parts.

Section one introduces the wisdom of the Taoist mystics. The second part is the longest. It covers the most important part of this small book with numerous quotes and Cited by: 4. In Chinese, Tao means simply way or path, and the mysticism of the early Taoists grew out of the longing and search for union with an eternal "Way." To attune oneself to the rhythms of nature rather than to conform to the artificialities of man-made institutions (embodied in the rigid hierarchies of orthodox Confucianism) became the goal of Taoist masters such as Chuang-tzü, who refused high.

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