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Non-Western philosophy books

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Exploring Atman from the Perspective of the Vivekacudamani by Walter Menezes Exploring Atman from the Perspective of the Vivekacudamani

This book investigates the central metaphysics and epistemology of Advaita. Although the vastness of Advaita literature has grown to immense proportions, there has been a glaring lacuna in unraveling its philosophical, theological and religious implications. This volume undertakes a thematic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Buddhist Philosophy A Comparative Approach by Steven M. Emmanuel Buddhist Philosophy A Comparative Approach

Buddhist Philosophy: A Comparative Approach presents a series of readings that examine the prominent thinkers and texts of the Buddhist tradition in the round, introducing contemporary readers to major theories and debates at the intersection of Buddhist and Western thought.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

The Palgrave Handbook of African Philosophy by Toyin Falola The Palgrave Handbook of African Philosophy

This handbook investigates the current state and future possibilities of African Philosophy, as a discipline and as a practice, vis-a-vis the challenge of African development and Africa's place in a globalized, neoliberal capitalist economy. The volume offers a comprehensive survey...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Buddhist Philosophy A Comparative Approach by Steven M. Emmanuel Buddhist Philosophy A Comparative Approach

Buddhist Philosophy: A Comparative Approach presents a series of readings that examine the prominent thinkers and texts of the Buddhist tradition in the round, introducing contemporary readers to major theories and debates at the intersection of Buddhist and Western thought.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

Jewish Cryptotheologies of Late Modernity Philosophical Marranos by Agata Bielik-Robson Jewish Cryptotheologies of Late Modernity Philosophical Marranos

This book aims to interpret 'Jewish Philosophy' in terms of the Marrano phenomenon: as a conscious clinamen of philosophical forms used in order to convey a 'secret message' which cannot find an open articulation. The Marrano phenomenon is employed here,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Nation and Aesthetics On Kant and Freud by Kojin (Japanese Philosopher and Literary Theorist, formerly Kinki University, Osaka) Karatani Nation and Aesthetics On Kant and Freud
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Nation and Aesthetics shows curious connections between nationalism and aesthetics through examining various fields such as art, language, and religion. This connection is not accidental, but inherent. Nation connects capitalism and the state, thus creating the problematic modern social formation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/06/2017

Korean Modernization and Uneven Development Alternative Sociological Accounts by Kyong-Dong Kim Korean Modernization and Uneven Development Alternative Sociological Accounts

Offering an alternative discourse on modernization and development viewed specifically from the East Asia perspective, this book focuses its analysis on the Korean experience of modernization and development. It considers the broad range of societal transformations which have occurred over...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2017

The Art of War by Sun Tzu The Art of War

An elegant pocket hardback edition of Sun Tzu's definitive work on military strategy
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

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Confucian Ethics in Western Discourse by Wai-Ying (Lingnan University Hong Kong) Wong Confucian Ethics in Western Discourse

Confucian Ethics in Western Discourse brings Chinese philosophers into dialogue with contemporary moral philosophers, identifying how ancient Chinese philosophy can contribute to Western discussions of moral philosophy. Covering the characteristics and significance of the Confucian ethical tradition, this study introduces...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Confucianism and the Chinese Self Re-examining Max Weber's China by Jack Barbalet Confucianism and the Chinese Self Re-examining Max Weber's China

Setting the context for the upheavals and transformations of contemporary China, this text provides a re-assessment of Max Weber's celebrated sociology of China. Returning to the sources drawn on by Weber in The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism, it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

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Moral Exemplars in the Analects The Good Person is That by Amy Olberding Moral Exemplars in the Analects The Good Person is That

In this study, Olberding proposes a new theoretical model for reading the Analects. Her thesis is that the moral sensibility of the text derives from an effort to conceptually capture and articulate the features seen in exemplars, exemplars that are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2017

Why the World Does Not Exist by Markus Gabriel Why the World Does Not Exist

This new book of popular philosophy is a major bestseller in Germany, where it sold over 40,000 copies in the first few weeks after publication Gabriel argues that the world does not exist because what is, in fact, includes not...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

The Public Sphere From Outside the West by Divya Dwivedi The Public Sphere From Outside the West

The Public Sphere from Outside the West brings together established and emerging new voices from philosophy, literature, anthropology, history, migration studies and information technology to address the present reality of the public sphere. In the age where everyone is in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/03/2017

Themes, Issues and Problems in African Philosophy by Isaac E Ukpokolo Themes, Issues and Problems in African Philosophy

This volume provides the key to a deepened discourse on philosophy in Africa. Available literature and academic practice in African philosophy since the 1960s have largely featured discourses in the areas of origin, general meaning and nature of the discipline,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/02/2017

Transcendence, Immanence and Intercultural Philosophy by William Franke Transcendence, Immanence and Intercultural Philosophy

This book presents detailed discussions from leading intercultural philosophers, arguing for and against the priority of immanence in Chinese thought and the validity of Western interpretations that attempt to import conceptions of transcendence. The authors pay close attention to contemporary...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/12/2016

Women, Religion, and the Gift An Abundance of Riches by Morny Joy Women, Religion, and the Gift An Abundance of Riches

This book introduces the special dynamics of women and their close relationships with the gift in both past and contemporary religious settings. Written from a cross-cultural perspective, it challenges depictions of women's roles in religion where they have been relegated...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2016

Maimonides' Guide of the Perplexed A Philosophical Guide by Alfred L. Ivry Maimonides' Guide of the Perplexed A Philosophical Guide

A classic of medieval Jewish philosophy, Maimonides's Guide of the Perplexed is as influential as it is difficult and demanding. Not only does the work contain contrary even contradictory statements, but Maimonides deliberately wrote in a guarded and dissembling manner...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2016

Judaism and the West From Hermann Cohen to Joseph Soloveitchik by Robert Erlewine Judaism and the West From Hermann Cohen to Joseph Soloveitchik

Grappling with the place of Jewish philosophy at the margin of religious studies, Robert Erlewine examines the work of five Jewish philosophers-Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Joseph Soloveitchik-to bring them into dialogue within the discipline....
Format: Book - Released: 08/08/2016

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