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Oriental & Indian philosophy books

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Manifestos for World Thought by Professor Lucian Stone Manifestos for World Thought

These manifestos for the future of world thought offer a uniquely global outlook by incorporating forceful examples from both western and non-western regions and placing important movements of western and non-western societies into a theoretical dialogue.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/09/2017

Manifestos for World Thought by Professor Lucian Stone Manifestos for World Thought

These manifestos for the future of world thought offer a uniquely global outlook by incorporating forceful examples from both western and non-western regions and placing important movements of western and non-western societies into a theoretical dialogue.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/09/2017

The Tibetan Book of the Dead by Padmasambhava The Tibetan Book of the Dead


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Analects of Confucius (Wisehouse Classics) by Confucius The Analects of Confucius (Wisehouse Classics)


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Genuine Pretending On the Philosophy of the Zhuangzi by Hans-Georg Moeller, Paul J. D'Ambrosio Genuine Pretending On the Philosophy of the Zhuangzi
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Genuine Pretending is an innovative and comprehensive new reading of the Zhuangzi that highlights the critical and therapeutic functions of satire and humor. Hans-Georg Moeller and Paul J. D'Ambrosio show how this Daoist classic, contrary to contemporary philosophical readings, distances...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Genuine Pretending On the Philosophy of the Zhuangzi by Hans-Georg Moeller, Paul J. D'Ambrosio Genuine Pretending On the Philosophy of the Zhuangzi
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Genuine Pretending is an innovative and comprehensive new reading of the Zhuangzi that highlights the critical and therapeutic functions of satire and humor. Hans-Georg Moeller and Paul J. D'Ambrosio show how this Daoist classic, contrary to contemporary philosophical readings, distances...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Monastery and the Microscope Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality by Wendy Hasenkamp The Monastery and the Microscope Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality

An illuminating record of dialogues between the Dalai Lama and some of today's most prominent scientists, philosophers, and contemplatives
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Daoism in Early China Huang-Lao Thought in Light of Excavated Texts by Feng Cao Daoism in Early China Huang-Lao Thought in Light of Excavated Texts

This text considers the prevalence of Lao-Zhuang Daoism and Huang-Lao Daoism in late pre-imperial and early imperial Chinese traditional thought. The author uses unique excavated documents and literature to explore the Huang-Lao tradition of Daoist philosophy, which exerted a great...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/08/2017

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Taking Back Philosophy A Multicultural Manifesto by Bryan W. Van Norden, Jay L. Garfield Taking Back Philosophy A Multicultural Manifesto
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Are American colleges and universities failing their students by refusing to teach the philosophical traditions of China, India, Africa, and other non-Western cultures? This biting and provocative critique of American higher education says yes. Even though we live in an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Taking Back Philosophy A Multicultural Manifesto by Bryan W. Van Norden, Jay L. Garfield Taking Back Philosophy A Multicultural Manifesto
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Are American colleges and universities failing their students by refusing to teach the philosophical traditions of China, India, Africa, and other non-Western cultures? This biting and provocative critique of American higher education says yes. Even though we live in an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Gandhi and Philosophy On Theological Anti-Politics by Divya Dwivedi Gandhi and Philosophy On Theological Anti-Politics

Gandhi and Philosophy: On Theological Anti-Politics is the first in-depth philosophical study of Gandhi. Placing his writings and practices within a unique system of their own, it examines the modern political and scientific elements in Gandhi's thought and discusses his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Mind of Mencius Political Economy Founded Upon Moral Philosophy by E. Faber The Mind of Mencius Political Economy Founded Upon Moral Philosophy

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

A Manual of Buddhist Philosophy Cosmology by William Montgomery McGovern A Manual of Buddhist Philosophy Cosmology

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Light That Shines Through Infinity Zen and the Energy of Life by Dainin Katagiri The Light That Shines Through Infinity Zen and the Energy of Life


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

A Rasa Reader Classical Indian Aesthetics by Sheldon Pollock A Rasa Reader Classical Indian Aesthetics

From the early years of the Common Era to 1700, Indian intellectuals explored with unparalleled subtlety the place of emotion in art. Their investigations led to the deconstruction of art's formal structures and broader inquiries into the pleasure of tragic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

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Awakening An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought by Patrick S. Bresnan Awakening An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought

Awakening: An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought engages students with lively anecdotes, essential primary and secondary sources, an accessible writing style, and a clear historical approach. The text focuses primarily on India, China, and Japan, while showing the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Awakening An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought by Patrick S. Bresnan Awakening An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought

Awakening: An Introduction to the History of Eastern Thought engages students with lively anecdotes, essential primary and secondary sources, an accessible writing style, and a clear historical approach. The text focuses primarily on India, China, and Japan, while showing the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

The Art of War by Ramon Pacheco Pardo The Art of War

One of the most important strategy manuals ever published, Chinese general Sun Tzu's The Art of War has also been used as a guide to modern business, giving executives an insight into the vital importance of tactics and preparation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

A Mirror Is for Reflection Understanding Buddhist Ethics by Owen Flanagan A Mirror Is for Reflection Understanding Buddhist Ethics

This volume offers a rich and accessible introduction to contemporary research on Buddhist ethical thought. It includes contributions of many of the leading scholars in this field, on topics including the nature of Buddhist ethics, karma and rebirth, mindfulness, narrative,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

A Mirror Is for Reflection Understanding Buddhist Ethics by Owen Flanagan A Mirror Is for Reflection Understanding Buddhist Ethics

This volume offers a rich and accessible introduction to contemporary research on Buddhist ethical thought. It includes contributions of many of the leading scholars in this field, on topics including the nature of Buddhist ethics, karma and rebirth, mindfulness, narrative,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Minds Without Fear Philosophy in the Indian Renaissance by Nalini (Professor of Philosophy, Smith College) Bhushan, Jay L. (Silbert Professor of Philosophy and the Humanities,  Garfield Minds Without Fear Philosophy in the Indian Renaissance
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Minds Without Fear is an intellectual and cultural history of India during the period of British occupation. It demonstrates that this was a period of renaissance in India in which philosophy-both in the public sphere and in the Indian universities-played...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

Neo-Confucianism Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality by JeeLoo Liu Neo-Confucianism Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality

Solidly grounded in Chinese primary sources, Neo Confucianism: Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality engages the latest global scholarship to provide an innovative, rigorous, and clear articulation of neo-Confucianism and its application to Western philosophy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/06/2017

Neo-Confucianism Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality by JeeLoo Liu Neo-Confucianism Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality

Solidly grounded in Chinese primary sources, Neo Confucianism: Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality engages the latest global scholarship to provide an innovative, rigorous, and clear articulation of neo-Confucianism and its application to Western philosophy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2017

Japanese Environmental Philosophy by J. Baird (University Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor of Philosophy, University of North Texas) Callicott Japanese Environmental Philosophy
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Japanese Environmental Philosophy is an anthology that responds to the environmental problems of the 21st century by drawing from Japanese philosophical traditions to investigate our relationships with other humans, nonhuman animals, and the environment. It contains chapters from fifteen distinguished...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Japanese Environmental Philosophy by J. Baird (University Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor of Philosophy, University of North Texas) Callicott Japanese Environmental Philosophy
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Japanese Environmental Philosophy is an anthology that responds to the environmental problems of the 21st century by drawing from Japanese philosophical traditions to investigate our relationships with other humans, nonhuman animals, and the environment. It contains chapters from fifteen distinguished...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Indian Thought and Western Theism The Vedanta of Ramanuja by Martin Ganeri Indian Thought and Western Theism The Vedanta of Ramanuja

The encounter between the West and India in the modern period has also been an encounter between Western modernity and the traditions of classical Indian thought. This book is the study of one aspect this encounter, that between Western scholasticism...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Comparative Philosophy without Borders by Arindam Chakrabarti Comparative Philosophy without Borders

Comparative Philosophy without Borders presents original scholarship by leading contemporary comparative philosophers, each addressing a philosophical issue that transcends the concerns of any one cultural tradition. By critically discussing and weaving together these contributions in terms of their philosophical presuppositions,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

Die Mittlere Lehre Des Nagarjuna by Nagarjuna Die Mittlere Lehre Des Nagarjuna


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Die Mittlere Lehre Des Nagarjuna by Nagarjuna Die Mittlere Lehre Des Nagarjuna


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

Die Samkhya-Philosophie by Richard Garbe Die Samkhya-Philosophie


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

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