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How did Ursula Le Guin translate the Tao Te Ching / Dao De Jing?

Le Guin collaborated with James P. Seaton, professor emeritus of Chinese at UNC-Chapel Hill, who has translated other classical Chinese works (e.g. The Wine of Endless Life: Taoist Drinking Songs from ...
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Who is "Dao" in this quote from Laozi's Tao Te Ching?

The Dao is the more recent translation of the word formerly rendered Tao. The original Chinese term, in ordinary usage, means the Way. However, in Daoism (Taoism), it became a philosophical concept ...
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How did Ursula Le Guin translate the Tao Te Ching / Dao De Jing?

How Did She Write It? The book itself contains a well-supplied appendix, and among those items, you'll find a section, "Concerning This Version," which reads... This is a rendition, not a ...
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