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  1. Thomas F. Cleary (ed.) (2009). The Way of the World: Readings in Chinese Philosophy. Shambhala.
    An accessible volume of writings on Taoist approaches to the dynamic between individuals and society includes famous prose and verse entries from a variety of ...
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  2. Thomas F. Cleary (ed.) (2008). Training the Samurai Mind: A Bushido Sourcebook. Distributed in the United States by Random House, Inc..
    Honor, fearlessness, calm, decisive action, strategic thinking, and martial prowess have been the hallmarks of the Japanese samurai culture through the ages. Their ethos is known as bushido, or the way of the warrior-knight. Here is an insider’s view of the samurai—their moral and psychological development, the ethical standards they strive to uphold, their training in both martial arts and strategy, and the enormous role that the traditions of Shintoism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism had in influencing their ideals. Thomas Cleary (...)
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  3. Thomas F. Cleary (ed.) (1997). Living a Good Life: Advice on Virtue, Love, and Action From the Ancient Greek Masters. Distributed in the U.S. By Random House.
    This collection of eminently practical advice from the likes of Socrates, Plato, Diogenes, Pythagoras, and Aristotle covers subjects as diverse as money, child-raising, politics, philosophy, law, and relationships--all aspects of life and how to live it. Thomas Cleary has translated these sayings and aphorisms from the Arabic sources that preserved Greek thought throughout the Middle Ages. Many of the texts no longer exist in the original Greek. Included in the book is an appendix that presents resonant sayings and fragments from (...)
     
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  4. Thomas F. Cleary, Guiguzi & Chʻu Keng-Sang (eds.) (1993/1994). Thunder in the Sky: Secrets on the Acquisition and Exercise of Power. Distributed in the United States by Random House.
     
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