Lao-tzu
biographical name originally Li Erh 6th century B.C. Chinese philosopher

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  • Lao-tzu — /low dzu /, n. 1. (Li Erh, Li Er) 6th century B.C. Chinese philosopher: reputed founder of Taoism. 2. (italics) See Tao Te Ching. Also, Lao tse /low dzu /; Pinyin, Laozi /low zue /. * * * ▪ Chinese Taoist philosopher Introduction …   Universalium

  • Lao-tzu — Lǎozǐ In Übergröße in Stein gemeißelt Laozi (chin. 老子, Lǎozǐ, W. G. Lao Tzu „‚Alter Meister‘“) ist ein legendärer chinesischer Philosoph, der im 6. Jahrhundert v. Chr. gelebt haben soll. Je nach Umschrift wird der Name auch Laotse, Lao Tse oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lao Tzu — Lǎozǐ In Übergröße in Stein gemeißelt Laozi (chin. 老子, Lǎozǐ, W. G. Lao Tzu „‚Alter Meister‘“) ist ein legendärer chinesischer Philosoph, der im 6. Jahrhundert v. Chr. gelebt haben soll. Je nach Umschrift wird der Name auch Laotse, Lao Tse oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lao-Tzu — (c. 6th c. BC) The legendary founder of Taoism, whose teachings are encapsulated in The Treatise on the Way and its Power (the Tao Te Ching ). Whereas Confucianism represents the social development of human potential, Lao Tzu represents unity… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • LAO TZU — (6th century B.C.)    the greatest of the TAOIST masters about whom very little is known although LEGENDS abound. He was an older contemporary of CONFUCIUS. Traditionally he is the author of the Tao Te Ching or Book of Lao Tzu …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Lao-tzu — or Lao tse or Lao•zi [[t]ˈlaʊˈdzʌ[/t]] n. big (Li Erh, Li Er) 6th century b.c. Chinese philosopher: reputed founder of Taoism …   From formal English to slang

  • Lao-tzu — noun Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC) • Syn: ↑Lao tse, ↑Lao zi • Instance Hypernyms: ↑philosopher …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lao-tzu —    One of the first founders of Taoism …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Pearl of Lao Tzu — The Pearl of Lao Tzu (also referred to as Pearl of Lao Tze and Pearl of Allah [ [http://www.research.amnh.org/invertzoo/malacology/research/pearls/famous.html Famous Pearls] ] ) is the largest known pearl in the world. It is not a gem quality… …   Wikipedia

  • Lao Tseu — en dieu taoïste avec l’éventail en main Lao Tseu ou Lao tseu [1], qui s écrit en chinois : 老子 et en pinyin  …   Wikipédia en Français

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