James SELLMAN

The yin–yang and bagua symbols, both significant to the philosophy of Daoism.

Dao denotes a road, path, or way. Every ancient Chinese thinker interpreted the concept of dao to suite his philosophical system. For the Confucians, dao refers to the way of the early sage kings. For the Daoist, it refers to the way of nature.

Dao (the Way) is one of the most important concepts in Chinese philosophy. Almost every

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