A Translation of the Startling New Documents Found at Guodian
Meticulously researched...Very readable and enjoyable. Library Journal
Robert G. Henricks is a professor of religion at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he has taught since 1976. One of the most acclaimed authorities on classic Asian literature today, he has translated the highly regarded Lao-Tzu Te-Tao Ching and is the author of other books, including Philosophy and Argumentation in Third Century China and The Poetry of Han-Shan.
1. Issues of Dating and Authorship in Light of the Guodian Discovery 2. The Site: Location and Date of the Tomb 3. The Texts Found in the Tomb 4. Laozi A, B, and C 5. Punctuation and the Issue of Chapter Divisions 6. Interesting Cases: Chapters 19, 30, and 63 7. The Philosophy of the "Bamboo Slip Laozi" 8. Conclusion--What Is the "Bamboo Slip Laozi"?