Philosophy

Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching book lying on a table next to a vase with a bouquet of flowers

Tao Te Ching is book #6 from The Literary Project. Lao Tzu (also known as Lao Tze and Laozi), is the reputed author of Tao Te Ching (or Daodejing). He was the first philosopher of Taoism, giving rise to the Taoist religion as well as influencing Buddhism […]

Heraclitus’ Fragments

The Penguin Classics' edition of Heraclitus' Fragments

Fragments is book #5 from The Literary Project. Heraclitus of Ephesus (535-475 BCE) was heir to the throne of the powerful ancient Greek city (located on the western coast of modern-day Turkey), but chose to abdicate the throne to pursue a life of wisdom instead. “For […]