Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of by Ursula K. Le Guin

By Ursula K. Le Guin

No different English translation of this maximum of the chinese language classics can fit Ursula Le Guin's outstanding new edition. Le Guin, most sensible recognized for thought-provoking technology fiction novels that experience helped to remodel the style, has studied the Tao Te Ching for greater than 40 years. She has consulted the literal translations and labored with chinese language students to boost a model that shall we the traditional textual content converse in a clean approach to glossy humans, whereas final trustworthy to the poetic fantastic thing about the paintings. warding off scholarly interpretations and esoteric Taoist insights, she has published the Tao Te Ching's fast relevance and gear, its intensity and fresh humor, in a manner that exhibits greater than ever prior to why it's been rather a lot enjoyed for greater than 2,500 years. incorporated are Le Guin's personal own statement and notes at the textual content. This new edition is bound to be welcomed by way of the numerous readers of the Tao Te Ching in addition to these coming to the textual content for the 1st time.

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Radio, EUV and X-Ray Observations Nearly everything we know about prominences stems from observations carried out in the optical part of the electromagnetic spectrum. However, information also is contained in other parts of the spectrum, and, in principle, non-electromagnetic means are available. Of the latter, only particle emission is a remote possibility, and has not been explored. On the other hand, some information is emerging from studies of both the long (radio) and the short (EUV and X-rays) wavelength regions of prominence spectra.

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