Go Advanced Search
 

Get this free title from:




Free Stuff in These Categories
Find More Titles by
This Author: Lao Tzu
This Narrator: Chris Masterson
This Publisher: LibriVox

The Book of Lieh-Tzu by Lao Tzu

The Book of Lieh-Tzu

by Lao Tzu

Product Details

Author
Narrator
Publisher
 
Unabridged Edition
Running Time
2 Hrs. 56 Min.
Share This

Description

The Liezi is a Daoist text attributed to Lie Yukou, a circa 5th century BCE Hundred Schools of Thought philosopher, but Chinese and Western scholars believe it was compiled around the 4th century CE.

During the reign of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, the Liezi was designated a Daoist classic, completing the trilogy with the more famous Daodejing and Zhuangzi.

The Liezi is generally considered to be the most practical of the major Daoist works, compared to the philosophical writings of Laozi and the poetic narrative of Zhuangzi. Although the Liezi has not been extensively published in the West, some passages are well known.

The book explores a number of classic Taoist themes, such as the relativity of all knowledge, the ideals of simplicity and effortless spontaneity, and the importance of calmly accepting death.


People Who Liked The Book of Lieh-Tzu Also Liked These Free Titles:
  Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart
by Chretien de Troyes

  The Adventures of Ulysses
by Charles Lamb

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

Podcast Episodes




Podcast Feed URL:

More Details

  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T035170
Available On
Volumes
ISBN-10
ISBN-13
Download