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Tao Te Ching: The Ancient Classic

Lao Tzu, Tom Butler-Bowdon (Introduction)

ISBN: 978-0-857-08334-0 April 2012 Capstone 224 Pages


A luxury, keep-sake edition of an ancient Chinese scripture

This ancient text, fundamental to Taoism, has become a source of inspiration and guidance for millions in modern society. It's focus on attunement, rather than mindless striving, offers an alternative to command-and-control leadership and a different way of seeing personal success – a position that has led to this ancient Chinese text becoming an internationally bestselling personal development guide. Now the text has been given a makeover and this deluxe, gift edition is set to become the market leader, following in the footsteps of the other bestselling Capstone Classic editions.


  • Paints a picture of a person in full attunement
  • Illustrates how fulfillment and peace, without struggle, can deliver to us what we need and desire
  • An alternative way to view personal success
  • A new introduction by Tom Butler Bowdon, the classic personal development expert

An Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon vii

About Tom Butler-Bowdon xxv

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