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  • Ta t'ung Shuby Laurence G. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This volume translates one of the major works of modern Chinese philosophy and in so doing makes a major contribution to the study of comparative philosophy. more...

  • Divine Revelation in Pali Buddhismby Peter Masefield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Originally published in 1986. In this study of initiation in the Nikayas (Discourses of the Buddha), the author presents evidence which makes it clear that salvation in early Buddhism depended upon the intervention of the Buddha?s grace. Contrary to the view of Buddhism as a philosophy of self-endeavour, the picture that emerges from examination... more...

  • Early Buddhist Theory of Knowledgeby K N Jayatilleke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    The author of this volume, an accomplished philologist, historian and philosopher, analyzes the relevant earlier and later texts and traces the epistemological foundations of Pali canonical thought from the Vedic period onwards. Originally published in 1963, it sheds new light on later developments and elucidates from the Indian point of view... more...

  • Buddhist Thought in Indiaby Edward Conze

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Originally published in 1962. This book discusses and interprets the main themes of Buddhist thought in India and is divided into three parts: Archaic Buddhism: Tacit assumptions, the problem of "original Buddhism", the three marks and the perverted views, the five cardinal virtues, the cultivation of the social emotions, Dharma and... more...

  • Buddhist Meditationby Edward Conze

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    As an intensely practical religion, Buddhism has concentrated on devising a great number of meditations. In recent years psychologists have shown great interest in the therapeutic value of these meditations, but accurate information about them has been hard to come by. The most outstanding original documents have now been made accessible by Edward... more...

  • Buddhism in the Tibetan Traditionby Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A clear and straightforward introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, this book presents the basic teachings of Buddha in a way that people can readily comprehend and put into practice in their daily lives. Topics such as reincarnation, actions and their effects, emptiness, liberation and enlightenment are discussed. Designed primarily for those... more...

  • Buddhism and Christianityby Winston L King

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    After a brief historical survey, the doctrines of dharma and karma are discussed and key elements that appear in contrasting forms in the two religions are examined. Originally published in 1963. more...

  • Idealistic Thought of Indiaby P T Raju

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    When first published in 1953, metaphysical idealism was still the dominant philosophy of India. This volume depicts the metaphysical strands of the life and philosophy of India in the light of those of the West and brings out the deeper implications of idealistic metaphysics. more...

  • Dogen's Formative Yearsby Takashi James Kodera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Originally published in 1980. Dogen was the founder of the Soto School of Zen and one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Japanese Buddhism. When originally published, this historical and textual study was the first to examine in detail the line of continuity between Dogen and his Chinese predecessors, through his Chinese... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophyby Antonio S. Cua

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Featuring contributions from the world's most highly esteemed Asian philosophy scholars, this important new encyclopedia covers the complex and increasingly influential field of Chinese thought, from earliest recorded times to the present day. Including coverage on the subject previously unavailable to English speakers, the Encyclopedia sheds light... more...