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- BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00
This book is about a Muslim Shi?i philosopher of the early 16th century, Najm al-Din Mahmud al-Nayrizi. Educated in Shiraz, he became interested in Avicennan and Suhrawardian philosophy. Apart from Nayrizi, the present study introduces his contemporary philosophers and provides an outlines of the main philosophical challenges of the time. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 50.00
China now attracts global attention in direct proportion to its increasing economic and geopolitical power. But for millennia, the philosophy which has shaped the soul of China is not modern Communism, or even new forms of capitalism, but rather Confucianism. And one of the most striking phenomena relating to China's ascendancy on the world stage... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00
Chinese and Greco-Roman ethics present highly articulate views on how one should live; both of these traditions remain influential in modern philosophy. The question arises how these traditions can be compared with one another. Comparative ethics is a relatively young discipline; this volume is a major contribution to the field. Fundamental questions... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available
Mencius was one of the great philosophers of ancient China, second only in influence to Confucius, whose teachings he defended and expanded. The Mencius, in which he recounts his dialogues with kings, dukes and military men, as well as other philosophers, is one of the Four Books that make up the essential Confucian corpus. It takes up Confucius?s... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves ? and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives ? and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available
Set alongside The Analects and Mencius, these two texts make up the 'Four Books' of Chinese Confucian tradition. Their depiction of the 'Way of Great Learning' focuses on the moral tenets of Confucian thinking, establishing a universal framework that links individuals with the cosmos. By drawing together key ethical and philophical, and metaphysical... more...
- The Experiment 2010; US$ 14.95
The tenth anniversary edition of William Martin?s free-verse interpretation of the Tao Te Ching, written expressly for those coming into the fullness of their wisdom Lao Tzu?s Tao Te Ching , one of the world?s most widely read books of wisdom, reminds its readers that the sage has been venerated in China for thousands of years. In this free-verse... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 140.00
This study is based on a Sino-Tibetan manuscript from the late 960s, carried by a Chinese pilgrim through the Hexi corridor on his way from Wutaishan to India. Included is a series of Tibetan letters of introduction that functioned as a passport as the monk stopped in monasteries on his way. The manuscript is a unique contemporarytestimony of the large... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 13.95
In books like Embryogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings , author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light , his latest creation, Grossinger weaves... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 13.95
In books like Embyogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings , author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light , his three-volume series of books discussing... more...