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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 120

The Paradox of Being

Truth, Identity, and Images in Daoism

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$75.00 • £60.95 • €67.50

ISBN 9780674241107

Publication Date: 08/06/2019

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362 pages

6 x 9 inches

16 photos, 8 color illus.

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Andersen brings a philosopher’s taste and touch to the study of organized Daoism, and the concrete grounding of a historian and ethnographer to abstract questions of ontology.—Stephen C. Walker, Journal of the American Academy of Religion

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