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- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
The tradition of philosophy in the Persian-speaking world is extraordinarily rich, creative and diverse. This anthology, which is divided into three volumes, aims to communicate something of that richness and diversity.The term 'philosophy' is understood to in its widest sense to include theological debate, philosophical Sufism and philosophical hermeneutics... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 35.99
In this collection of original essays, international scholars put Asian traditions, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism, into conversation with one or more contemporary feminist philosophies, founding a new mode of inquiry that attends to diverse voices and the complex global relationships that define our world. These cross-cultural... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
This guide to a complex system of Buddhism is so authoritative that it has been employed in the instruction of Buddhist priests. Translated by a distinguished scholar, the text discusses the essentials of Mahayana Buddhism, including how humans can transcend their finite state, practices and techniques to assist in the awakening and growth of faith.... more...
- Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 59.95
In Between East and West/Word and Image , Geng Youzhuang, one of China?s leading intellectuals, offers an original and sophisticated analysis of both Western cultural and literary theory and contemporary Chinese thought. In this fascinating exploration of the respective intellectual traditions within China and the West, Geng shows how the dynamics... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 20.78
A key work of ancient Chinese philosophy is brought back to life in Ian Johnston's compelling and definitive translation, new to Penguin Classics. Very little is known about Master Mo, or the school he founded. However, the book containing his philosphical ideas has survived centuries of neglect and is today recognised as a fundamental work of ancient... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.95
Minor classic of the Orient. Perhaps the most entertaining, most charming explanation and interpretation of traditional Japanese culture in terms of the tea ceremony. Introduction, notes by E. F. Bleiler. "Provocative and entertaining, this edition is particularly pleasing in format." ? Guide to Asia Paperbacks . more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 21.95
This much-cited scholarly anthology of key Theravada Buddhist documents originally appeared in 1896 as part of the renowned Harvard Oriental Series. An excellent, accessible presentation of the vast range of PÔli Buddhist literature, it was among the first English translations of the direct words of the Buddha. more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 5.99
Bushido , often translated as Way of the Warrior , came from the Samurai way of life and moral code. It emphasized loyalty, skill, moderation and honor, and became a widespread influence throughout Japan. In Shogakukan Kokugo Daijiten , the Japanese dictionary, "Bushido is defined as a unique philosophy ( ronri ) that spread through the warrior... more...