Describe Lao Tzu’s metaphysics. How does Lao Tzu’s approach differ from that of Western metaphysics? What is the nature of the Tao, according to Lao Tzu? What is the distinction between the Absolute Tao and the Tao and the Relative Tao? Why is the absolute Tao nameless? How does the Tao manifest in the world?

Describe Lao Tzu’s metaphysics. How does Lao Tzu’s approach differ from that of Western metaphysics? What is the nature of the Tao, according to Lao Tzu? What is the distinction between the Absolute Tao and the Tao and the Relative Tao? Why is the absolute Tao nameless? How does the Tao manifest in the world?