LEARNING RESOURCES:

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MODERN TAOISM


• TERM I: THE WAY AND THE POWER OF THE WAY

• TERM II: THE SELF-ORGANIZING UNIVERSE

• TERM III: EARTH BODY, YOUR BODY

• TERM IV: RETURN TO THE WAY


ONLINE RESOURCES:

WEEKLY LESSONS:

• Lesson 1

1) Introduction in class


• Lesson 2

1) Read the Tao Te Ching, chapters 1-37, in both

Feng/English and LeGuin editions

2) Read Izutsu, pages 287-317

3) Also, check out the 124 versions of the Tao Te Ching on 
Terebess Asia Online, and pick out the one 1st chapter you like the most.

• Lesson 3 

1) Same as 2 above.

2) The Evolution of the Human Mind


• Lesson 4

1) Read "Wahdat-al-Wujud" (see 'Online Resources' above).

• Lesson 5
1) Read Tao Te Ching to end (chapters 38-81). Pick two poems 
you think are most important (besides poem #1).
2) Read Izutsu, Taoism, pages 319-329

• Lesson 6
1) Read Zhuangzi's "Inner Chapters", Chapters One and Two. 
2) Read Izutsu, Taoism, "The Birth of a New Ego", pages 332-350.

• Lesson 7
1) Read Zhuangzi's "Inner Chapters", Chapter 3: "The Secret of Growth."
2) Read Izutsu, Chapter VI, "Against Essentialism", pages 354-373.
3) Alan Watts, The Taoism Way

• Lesson 8
1) Read Zhuangzi's "Inner Chapters", Chapter 4: "Human Affairs." 
2) Read Izutsu, Chapter VII: "The Way".

• Lesson 9


• Lesson 10


• Lesson 11


• Lesson 12