Theology & Philosophy

Ideals of Personal Liberty and Governance in Ancient Daoism


The conference engaged with three of the foundational texts of Daoism to explore its relationship to liberty and responsibility.


Conference Readings

Martin Palmer, eds. The Book of Chuang Tzu. London: Penguin Books, 1996.

An, Liu. The Huainanzi. Translated by John S. Major. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010.

Laozi. The Daodejing of Laozi. Translated by Philip J. Ivanhoe. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2001.

Qian, Sima. Shiji. Translated by Tom Martin. Taiwan: Taiwan shangwu, 1996.