RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD AND ECOLOGY
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Daoism and Ecology

Ways within a Cosmic Landscape

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780945454304

Publication Date: 09/30/2001

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Until now, no single work has been devoted to both a scholarly understanding of the complexities of the Daoist tradition and a critical exploration of its contribution to recent environmental concerns. The authors in this volume consider the intersection of Daoism and ecology, looking at the theoretical and historical implications associated with a Daoist approach to the environment. They also analyze perspectives found in Daoist religious texts and within the larger Chinese cultural context in order to delineate key issues found in the classical texts. Through these analyses, they assess the applicability of modern-day Daoist thought and practice in China and the West, with respect to the contemporary ecological situation.

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