Lao Tzu's "Tao Te Ching": Following the 'Way' and Right Conduct Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Lao Tzu's "Tao Te Ching": Following the 'Way' and Right Conduct
A discussion of Lao Tzu's ideas of right conduct in "Tao Te Ching".
# 124344 | 250 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (World) , Philosophy (Eastern)


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This paper is a response paper to Lao Tzu's "Tao Te Ching" and discusses how following the Way is like not following the way and vice versa.

From the Paper:

"Lao Tzu who is credited with writing the "Tao Te Ching" was trying to come at the idea of right conduct in the opposite direction from Confucius. Where Confucius was using external right conduct to teach a thoughtful and correct internal attitude, Lao Tzu seems to be using an internalized way of being referred to as the Way to teach right conduct, be it external or not. Yet, like Confucius, what is being sought by the Tao Te Ching..."

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Lao Tzu's "Tao Te Ching": Following the 'Way' and Right Conduct (2008, December 01) Retrieved February 03, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/lao-tzus-tao-te-ching-following-the-way-and-right-conduct-124344/

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"Lao Tzu's "Tao Te Ching": Following the 'Way' and Right Conduct" 01 December 2008. Web. 03 February. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/lao-tzus-tao-te-ching-following-the-way-and-right-conduct-124344/>

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