Lao-tzu

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Lao-tzu

or Lao-tse or Lao•zi

(ˈlaʊˈdzʌ)

n.
(Li Erh, Li Er) 6th-century B.C. Chinese philosopher: reputed founder of Taoism.
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Noun1.Lao-tzu - Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC)Lao-tzu - Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC)
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The voices, of uncertain name and of distinctive mystery of origin and person or persons, must be perceived so we may hear them as we have heard other ancient wisdom poets of Asia, of a religious and metaphysical cast, from China's Laoze tradition, India's Mahadevi, Sumeria's Enheduanna, and Israel's many-voiced prophets.
Four of the texts, written on silk and appended to Laoze B (the second version of the Laozi found at Mawangdui), promise to illuminate a mystery that has puzzled students of the Han dynasty for centuries.