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Tao Te Ching - Lao Tzu - A Comparative Study

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ACG  -    A C GRAHAM
The Book of Lieh-Tzu (A Classic of the Tao)
Mandala Harper Collins 1991, first published 1961

AW  -    ARTHUR WALEY
The Way and Its Power (The Tao Te Ching and its place in Chinese thought)
Unwin Paperbacks 1987, first published 1934
main texts used - Wang Pi, Lu Te-ming

AWT  -    ALAN WATTS
Tao The Watercourse Way
Arkana Penguin 1992, first published 1976

CTK  -    CH'U TA-KAO
Tao Te Ching by Lao-Tzu
George Allen & Unwin 1937, quoted by Alan Watts (op cit)

DCL  -    D C LAU
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
Penguin Books 1974; first published 1963
main text used: Wang Pi

EH  -    EDWARD HERBERT
A Confucian Notebook
John Murray (Publishers) 1992, first published 1950

GFJE  -    GIA-FU FENG AND JANE ENGLISH
Lao Tsu - Tao Te Ching
Wildwood House 1991, first published 1972

IM  -    ISABELLA MEARS
Tao Teh King by Lao Tzu (A Tentative Translation from the Chinese)
Theosophical Publishing House 1983, first published 1922

JB  -    JOHN BLOFIELD
Taoism, The Quest For Immortality
Mandala Unwin Hyman 1989, first published 1979

JCHW  -    JOHN C H WU
Tao Teh Ching
Shambala 1990; first published 1961

JM  -    JAMES LEGGE
The Texts of Taoism, Part 1
Dover Publications 1962, first published 1891
main texts used - Ho-shang Kung, Wang Pi, Tzao Hung

RGH  -    ROBERT G HENRICKS
Lao Tzu, Te-Tao Ching
Rider 1991, first published 1990
main texts used - Ma-wang-tui (A & B)

RW  -    RICHARD WILLHELM
Tao Te Ching (The Book of Meaning and Life)
Arkana Penguin 1990, first published 1911, translated H G Ostwald
main texts used - Wang Pi, Sui Hui

UKLG  -    URSULA K LE GUIN
Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way
Shambhala, Boston 1997, with Jerome P Seaton
much use made of the 1906 edition of Paul Carus

WTC  -    WING-TSIT CHAN
The Way of Lao Tzu
Bobbs-Merrill 1963, Quoted by Robert G Henricks (op cit)



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