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In this book J.J Clarke shows us how Taoist texts, ideas and practices have been assimilated within a whole range of Western ideas and agendas. A fascinating introduction to Taoism and the history of the West's encounter with it.

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J.J Clarke has taught philosophy at McGill University, Montreal, and at the University of Singapore, and is currently Reader in History of Ideas at Kingston University, UK. He is the author of In Search of Jung, Jung and Eastern Thought, and Oriental Enlightenment: The Encounter Between Asian and Western Thought, all published by Routledge.

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'John brings a wealth of knowledge and historical understanding to bear, which enriches the reader's perspective.' - David Lorimer

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