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  • How to Be Compassionateby His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Jeffrey Hopkins; Jeffrey Hopkins

    Atria Books 2011; US$ 15.00

    Each one of us is responsible for all of humankind, and for the environment in which we live. . . . We must seek to lessen the suffering of others. Rather than working solely to acquire wealth, we need to do something meaningful, something seriously directed toward the welfare of humanity as a whole. To do this, you need to recognize that the whole... more...

  • Buddha, The Wordby Nyanatiloka

    The Floating Press 1927; US$ 6.99

    Buddha, The Word discusses the teachings of Guatama Buddha. The Four Noble Truths teach that suffering is inherent in life, but that through acknowledging the origins of suffering and following the Eightfold Path, suffering can be ceased. The Eightfold path teaches how understanding, thought, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness and concentration... more...

  • Objektivität durch Asymmetrieby Markus Hahn

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Auf der Suche nach objektiver Wahrheit wurde in den Wissenschaften das Prinzip der Relationalität populär: Gegenstandsbereiche gleich welcher Art werden als reine Beziehungsgeflechte beschrieben, nach dem Vorbild der Mathematik (diese Notwendigkeit entstand nicht zuletzt durch die Relativitätstheorie). Um Reales theoretisch zu erfassen, etwa um Dinge... more...

  • A Philosophy of Emptinessby Gay Watson

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 28.00

    We often view emptiness as a negative condition, a symptom of depression, despair, or grief?an assessment furthered by authors like Franz Kafka or the existentialists, Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus. Offering an alternative view,  A Philosophy of Emptiness  reclaims these hollow feelings as a positive and even empowering state, an antidote to the... more...

  • The Four Noble Truthsby His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    This book contains the essential guide to some of the central Buddhist teachings based on the recent UK lectures by his holiness. more...

  • Rolle und Bedeutung des "Nicht-Selbst" im frühen Buddhismusby Charlie Rutz

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 14.67

    Obwohl bereits in der Antike erste Informationen über den Buddhismus in die westliche Welt vordrangen, begann eine ernsthafte philosophische Auseinandersetzung mit diesem im Westen erst in der Neuzeit. Das vom Indologen Hermann Oldenberg im Jahre 1881 herausgegebene Buch "Buddha. Sein Leben, Seine Lehre, Seine Gemeinde" war es gewesen, das die moderne... more...

  • The Beginner's Guide to Walking the Buddha's Eightfold Pathby Jean Smith

    Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    ?Writing a ?nuts and bolts? guide that is genuinely wise, charmingly conversational, and a pleasure to read requires a particular talent, and Jean Smith has proved once again that she has it.??Sylvia Boorstein, author of Don?t Just Do Something, Sit There The third of Jean Smith?s Beginner?s Guides focuses on the Buddha?s Eightfold Path?the concepts... more...

  • Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicitiesby Steven Collins

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 82.00

    Examines the meaning of 'nirvana' and discusses Buddhist utopias, textuality and world history. more...

  • Selfless Personsby Steven Collins

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 47.00

    This book explains anatta through cultural, historical and Theravada Buddhist tradition and context. more...

  • "The Tibetan Book of the Dead"by Jr. Donald S. Lopez

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    The Tibetan Book of the Dead is the most famous Buddhist text in the West, having sold more than a million copies since it was first published in English in 1927. Carl Jung wrote a commentary on it, Timothy Leary redesigned it as a guidebook for an acid trip, and the Beatles quoted Leary's version in their song "Tomorrow Never Knows." More recently,... more...