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The Tao of War
Wang Chen, a ninth-century military commander, was sickened by the carnage that had plagued the glorious T'ang dynasty for decades. "All within the seas were poisoned," he wrote, "and pain and disaster was rife throughout the land." Wang Chen wondered, how can we end conflicts before they begin? How can we explain and understand the dynamics of conflict? For the answer he ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published December 18th 2002 by Basic Books
(first published February 15th 2000)
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Jan 07, 2008 Jeremy rated it it was ok · review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who like the art of war
A military interpretation of the Tao te Ching which can be interpreted for all aspects of life like leadership, buisiness, and relationships. Like the Art of War it is up for the reader to interpret rather than just mindlessly reading this guys interpretations.