4B DDJ and inner cultivation, outline

4B DDJ and inner cultivation, outline - (apophatic defined)...

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4B The Daode jing , “Laozi,” and techniques of self-cultivation I. Daode jing B The mythical person Laozi h Date and nature of the text; title Collected aphorisms Basic teachings (yielding, suppleness) the female, water, valley, infant uncarved block Comments on particular chapters 3 (SCT 80-81) 11 (SCT 83) 12 (SCT 83) 18 (SCT 84) 19 (SCT 84-85) 42 (SCT 89) 43 (SCT 89) 47 (SCT 89) 80 (SCT 94) II. Early traditions of self-cultivation Texts about methods of bodily/mental practice Nature of these particular practices; goals
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Unformatted text preview: (apophatic defined) Vocabulary Qi h ([Roth: vital energy]) 1 Jing h (essence [Roth: vital e.]) Shen h (spirit [Roth: numen] Xin h (heart, mind) III. Themes Legitimation; how texts authorize themselves Early Daoist texts as utopian reactions against earlier Confucian and Mohist locative schemes for ordering the self, the state, and the world 2...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course REL 135g taught by Professor Robertfordcampany during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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