Tao Te Ching (Penguin Classics)
About the Author
Lao Tzu is a Chinese philosopher and founder of the Taoist religion in China. His name means 'Old Master'. He worked as a librarian at the court of Chou. When the kingdom showed signs of decay, Lao Tzu left and was never heard of again. Tao Te Ching is said to be his the principles of his philosophy.
D. C. Lau read Chinese at the University of Hong Kong and in 1946 he went to Glasgow where he read philosophy.