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  • Religious Motivation and the Origins of Buddhismby Torkel Brekke

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 58.95

    Why did people in North India from the 5th century BC choose to leave the world and join the sect of the Buddha? This is the first book to apply the insights of social psychology in order to understand the religious motivation of the people who constituted the early Buddhist community. It also addresses the more general and theoretically controversial... more...

  • The Ethics of War in Asian Civilizationsby Torkel Brekke

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This book explores how issues of ethics in war and warfare have been treated by major ethical traditions of Asia. It opens a discussion about whether there are universal standards in the ideologies of warfare between the major religious traditions of the world. While the chapters are written by specialists in Asian cultures, some of the conceptual... more...

  • The Overflowing Brainby Torkel Klingberg

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75

    As the pace of technological change accelerates, we are increasingly experiencing a state of information overload. In The Overflowing Brain , cognitive scientist Torkel Klingberg takes us on a journey into the limits and possibilities of the brain. He suggests that we should acknowledge and embrace our desire for information and mental challenges,... more...

  • Fundamentalismby Torkel Brekke

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Investigates the origins of fundamentalism, outlining its characteristics and history, considering examples from Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism. more...

  • Each Man Killsby Victoria Glad

    Sheba Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 1.99

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  • Buddhism and Violenceby Vladimir Tikhonov; Torkel Brekke

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ?peaceful? religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western standards of ?peaceful? behavior. This stereotype ? which... more...

  • Handbuch der metallographischen Schleif-Polier- und Ätzverfahrenby Torkel Berglund; Antonie Meyer; Eugen Nesper

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available

    Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...

  • Saint Thomas d'Aquin, le docteur angéliqueby Mélanie Mettra; Damien Glad; 50 minutes

    Primento Digital 2015; US$ 1.99

    Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur saint Thomas d?Aquin et sa pensée en moins d?une heure ! Docteur en théologie enseignant dans plusieurs universités, Thomas d?Aquin est l?auteur d?une ?uvre colossale dans laquelle il allie deux matières jugées inconciliables : la philosophie et la théologie. Il n?aura de cesse tout au long de sa vie... more...

  • Pompéi et le réveil du Vésuveby Mélanie Mettra; Damien Glad; 50 minutes

    Primento Digital 2014; US$ 1.99

    Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur Pompéi et l?éruption du Vésuve en moins d?une heure ! 24 août 79. Pompéi, ville de plaisance nichée sur les pentes du Vésuve, est prise au dépourvu par une éruption volcanique qui restera dans les annales comme l?une des plus terribles de tous les temps. Alors qu?une pluie de cendres et de lapilli... more...

  • Champlain et l'exploration de la Nouvelle-Franceby Aurélie Detavernier; Damien Glad; 50 minutes

    Primento Digital 2014; US$ 1.99

    Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur Champlain et l?exploration de la Nouvelle-France en moins d?une heure ! Dès le XVe siècle, la France, qui ne souhaite pas être en reste des autres puissances européennes, cherche à étendre son empire colonial, se lançant à l?assaut du continent américain, sur lequel elle tente de s?implanter dès le... more...