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Annotated Bibliography on Buddho-Daoism

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Please see attached for a comprehensive, annotated bibliography of Western studies on the interaction of Daoism and Buddhism. It is arranged by categories, both substantial and chronological.

Explorations in Daoism: Medicine and Alchemy in Literature

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Explorations in Daoism: Medicine and Alchemy in Literature, by Ho Peng Yoke, edited by John P. C. Moffett and Cho Sungwu. London: Routledge, 2007. ISBN 978-0-415-40460

Patterns of Disengagement

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PATTERNS OF DISENGAGEMENT: THE PRACTICE AND PORTRAYAL OF RECLUSION IN EARLY MEDIEVAL CHINA. By Alan J. Berkowitz. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000. Pp. xii+296. Cloth, $60, ISBN 0-8047-3603-0. 

The Fragments of the Daoxue Zhuan

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THE FRAGMENTS OF THE DAOXUE ZHUAN. By Stephan Peter Bumbacher. European University Studies Series XXVII, Asian and African Studies vol. 78. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2000. Pp. xv + 609; appendixes; index. Paper, $79.95, ISBN 3-631-36539-X; US-ISBN 0-8204-4772-2.

 

To Live as Long as Heaven and Earth

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TO LIVE AS LONG AS HEAVEN AND EARTH: A TRANSLATION AND STUDY OF GE HONG'S TRADITIONS OF DIVINE TRANSCENDENTS. By Robert Ford Campany. Daoist Classics 2. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Pp. xxviii + 607; illustrations; index. Cloth, $95.00, ISBN 0-520-23034-5.

The Tao of the West

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THE TAO OF THE WEST: WESTERN TRANSFORMATIONS OF TAOIST THOUGHT. By J. J. Clarke. London: Routledge Press, 2000. Pp. xi + 270; appendixes; indexes. Paper, $20.99, ISBN 0-415-20620-0. 

 

This deservedly prize-winning book's stated aims are "to uncover the ways in which Daoism has entered Western consciousness, and to examine the methods by which ideas and texts from this ancient Chinese tradition have been selected, translated, interpreted, reconstituted and assimilated within the framework of modern Western thought" (5). The book consists of nine chapters: (1) 'The way that can be told': introduction; (2) 'The meaning is not the meaning': on the nature Daoism; (3) 'Cramped scholars': Western interpretations of Daoism; (4) 'The Great Clod': Daoist natural philosophy; (5) 'Going rambling without destination': moral explorations; (6) 'The transformation of things': the alchemy of life, sex and health; (7) 'The Way is incommunicable': transcendence; (8) 'The twitter of birds': philosophical themes; and (9) 'Journey to the West': by way of concluding. 

 

Defining Chu

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DEFINING CHU: IMAGE AND REALITY IN ANCIENT CHINA. Edited by Constance A. Cook and John S. Major. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1999. Pp. ix + 254; maps; plates; illustrations; appendix; index. Cloth, $59.00, ISBN 0-8248-1885-7.

 

Hiding the World in the World

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HIDING THE WORLD IN THE WORLD: UNEVEN DISCOURSES ON THE ZHUANGZI. Edited by Scott Cook. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003. Pp. x + 317. Paper, $25.95, ISBN 0-7914-5866-0.

 

Religious and Philosophical Aspects of the Laozi

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RELIGIOUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL ASPECTS OF THE LAOZI. Edited by Mark Csikszentmihalyi and Philip J. Ivanhoe. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999. Pp. xi + 276; table and indices. Cloth, $72.50, ISBN 0-7914-4111-3; paper, $24.95, ISBN 0-7914-4112-1.

 

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