Written by a leading authority on Chinese philosophy, Decoding Dao
uniquely focuses on the core texts in Daoist philosophy, providing
readers with a user-friendly introduction that unravels the
complexities of these seminal volumes. * Offers a detailed
introduction to the core texts in Daoist philosophy, the Dao De
Jing and the Zhuangzi, two of the most widely read and most
challenging texts in China s long literary history * Covers the
three main ways the texts can be read: as religious, mystical, and
philosophical works * Explores their historical context, origins,
authorship, and the reasons these seminal texts came into being,
along with the key terms and approaches they take * Examines the
core philosophical arguments made in the texts, as well as the many
ways in which they have been interpreted, both in China itself and
in the West * Provides readers with an unrivalled insight into the
multifaceted philosophy of Daoism and the principles underlying
much of Chinese culture informed by the very latest academic
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