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The Resource Trying not to try : the art and science of spontaneity, Edward Slingerland

Trying not to try : the art and science of spontaneity, Edward Slingerland

Label
Trying not to try : the art and science of spontaneity
Title
Trying not to try
Title remainder
the art and science of spontaneity
Statement of responsibility
Edward Slingerland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores "why we find spontaneity so elusive and shows how early Chinese philosophy points the way to happier, more authentic lives"--Dust jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slingerland, Edward G.
Dewey number
181/.11
Index
index present
LC call number
B126
LC item number
.S6453 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy, Chinese
  • Taoism
  • Spontaneity (Philosophy)
  • Nothing (Philosophy)
  • Struggle
Label
Trying not to try : the art and science of spontaneity, Edward Slingerland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Skillful butchers and graceful gentlemen : the concept of wu-wei -- Drunk on heaven : the social and spiritual dimensions of wu-wei -- Try hard not to try : carving and polishing the self -- Stop trying : embracing the uncarved block -- Try, but not too hard : cultivating the moral sprouts -- Forget about it : going with the flow -- The paradox of wu-wei : spontaneity and trust -- Learning from wu-wei : living with paradox
Control code
ocn849199647
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 295 p.
Isbn
9780770437619
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013023431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)849199647
Label
Trying not to try : the art and science of spontaneity, Edward Slingerland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Skillful butchers and graceful gentlemen : the concept of wu-wei -- Drunk on heaven : the social and spiritual dimensions of wu-wei -- Try hard not to try : carving and polishing the self -- Stop trying : embracing the uncarved block -- Try, but not too hard : cultivating the moral sprouts -- Forget about it : going with the flow -- The paradox of wu-wei : spontaneity and trust -- Learning from wu-wei : living with paradox
Control code
ocn849199647
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 295 p.
Isbn
9780770437619
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013023431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)849199647

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