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Originally published in French under title: Le Lao-tseu suivi des Quatre Canons de l'empereur Jaune. Paris: Editions Albin Michel, 2009.
Jean Levi, a renowned scholar of classical Chinese literature and culture, studied at the University of Beijing and the University of Fudan as well as in Shanghai during the Cultural Revolution. A director of research at the National Center of Scientific Research in France, he has written a number of books on Confucius, Chuang Tzu, and Taoist philosophy as well as a series of historical novels set in ancient China, including The Chinese Emperor, which won the Goncourt Prize for historical fiction. He lives in Paris, France.
Table of Contents
|The Way and the Law||p. 3|
|Taoist Philosophy and the Tao Te Ching||p. 8|
|The One and the Many: Content and Form of the Tao Te Ching||p. 23|
|The Emptiness of the Sovereign and the Asceticism of the Yellow Emperor||p. 28|
|Notes on the Translation from the Chinese||p. 31|
|Tao Te Ching: The Book of the Way and of Virtue|
|The Book of Virtue||p. 43|
|The Book of the Way||p. 71|
|The Four Canons of the Yellow Emperor|
|On the Law as Principle||p. 97|
|The Law Way||p. 97|
|The Good Order of a Country||p. 100|
|The Regulatory Power of the Sovereign||p. 102|
|The Six Alternatives: Aberrations vs. Normalities||p. 106|
|The Four Rules: Being Calm, Regulated, Civil, and Martial||p. 112|
|Factors of Ruin||p. 121|
|Summary of the Great Principles||p. 125|
|Standards and Names||p. 127|
|The Great Canonical Rules||p. 131|
|Instituting the Mandate||p. 131|
|The Five Regulations||p. 137|
|Child of Truth||p. 141|
|Quelling Disturbances||p. 143|
|Fighting between Clans||p. 147|
|The Attitude of the Hen and the Rooster||p. 149|
|The Face of War||p. 150|
|Proven Laws||p. 151|
|The Three Prohibitions||p. 153|
|The Reason for Punitive Expeditions||p. 154|
|Priority Methods||p. 155|
|Rules of Conduct||p. 157|
|The Way of Submission||p. 158|
|The Original Way||p. 175|
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