Looking for Wisdom
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Looking for Wisdom

Laozi: The Chinese Philosophy of the Way

How to keep on moving and flourishing in a changing world

Image: Cover image of O Tau a ctnosti (1920), Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

The Daodejing or Classic of Ways and Powers is one of the most translated of all Chinese texts. It is traditionally attributed to the Daoist sage Laozi (also written Lao Tzu),

At just over 5000 characters long, the Daodejing is a masterpiece of compression. But due to its…

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Will Buckingham

Will Buckingham

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Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham