To Beget and to Forget: On the Transformative Power of the Two Feminine Images of Dao in the Laozi

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Chinese Philosophy and Gender
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781472569851, 9781472569844, 9781472569868
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016

Publication series

NameBloomsbury Research Handbooks in Asian Philosophy


  • Chinese literature
  • 799-500 B.C. Spring and Autumn period
  • Laozi(ca. 570-ca. 490 B.C.)
  • prose
  • Dao de jing
  • mother
  • dao
  • self-effacement
  • self-fulfillment
  • female identity
  • Bion, Wilfred Ruprecht (1897-1979)

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