Daoism and the Daodejing
Lecture no. 22 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
The foundational text of Daoism, the Daodejing, speaks of the Way (Dao), a transcendent order underlying all phenomena. In excerpts from the text, contemplate the Daodejing’s compelling expression of harmonious duality and its conception of effortless, spontaneous human action. Also sample the Zhuangzi, a related masterpiece of literature and philosophy.