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  • Philosophy and Argumentation in Third-Century Chinaby His K'ang; Robert G. Henricks

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    A valuable source of information on third-century Chinese argumentation and thought, the essays are eloquent, clear, and to the point; humorous at times; philosophically subtle; and psychologically perceptive. They treat matters of perennial concern--immortality, the nature of morality, the relation of music to emotion--and should be of interest to... more...

  • K'ung-ts'ung-tzuby Yoav Ariel

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In analyzing evidence indicating that K'ung-ts'ung-tzu was a forgery, Yoav Ariel questions current views of the Confucian school in the time between the Sage's death in the fifth century B.C. and the emergence in the eleventh century of Neo-Confucianism. The text, traditionally ascribed to a descendant of Confucius, K'ung Fu (264-208 B.C.), provides... more...

  • Inside the Grass Hutby Taigen Dan Leighton; Ben Connelly

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Enter the mind and practice of Zen: apply the insights of one of Zen's classic poems to your life--here and now. Destined to become a trusted, dog-eared companion. Shitou Xiqian?s ?Song of the Grass Roof Hermitage? is a remarkably accessible work of profound depth; in thirty-two lines Shitou expresses the breadth of the entire Buddhist tradition with... more...

  • Inside the Grass Hutby Taigen Dan Leighton; Ben Connelly

    Wisdom Publications 2014; US$ 16.95

    Enter the mind and practice of Zen: apply the insights of one of Zen's classic poems to your life--here and now. Destined to become a trusted, dog-eared companion. Shitou Xiqian?s ?Song of the Grass Roof Hermitage? is a remarkably accessible work of profound depth; in thirty-two lines Shitou expresses the breadth of the entire Buddhist tradition with... more...

  • Philosophical Questionsby Bina Gupta; J. N. Mohanty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 26.99

    Philosophical Questions: East and West is an anthology of source material for use in comparative courses in philosophy, religion, and the humanities. The readings?derived from the great works of the Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Islamic, and Western intellectual traditions?are presented as answers to some of the most enduring questions in philosophy. more...

  • Language and Realityby Johannes Bronkhorst

    BRILL 2011; US$ 125.00

    This book explores the conviction shared by almost all Indian philosophers regarding the close connection between language and reality. It shows that the main currents of Indian philosophy can be understood as answers to a problem that this conviction entailed. more...

  • The Analectsby Confucius; Michael Nylan; Simon Leys

    W. W. Norton & Company 2014; US$ 10.14

    ?Leys has made Confucius speak English more persuasively than any translator to date. His achievement is one of simplicity. . . . Leys sees his task as making the Confucius of the Analects fully persuasive again. He does this brilliantly.? ?Stephen Owen, The New Republic more...

  • Inside the Grass Hutby Taigen Dan Leighton; Ben Connelly

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Enter the mind and practice of Zen: apply the insights of one of Zen's classic poems to your life--here and now. Destined to become a trusted, dog-eared companion. Shitou Xiqian?s ?Song of the Grass Roof Hermitage? is a remarkably accessible work of profound depth; in thirty-two lines Shitou expresses the breadth of the entire Buddhist tradition with... more...

  • The Wisdom of Confuciusby Philosophical Library

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99

    Hundreds of sage observations from China?s most revered scholar Teacher, politician, philosopher, and student, Confucius offered wisdom and aphorisms on a variety of topics that transcend borders and time. Whether considering his own life, human nature, or a society?s responsibilities, Confucius?s teachings emphasize personal and governmental... more...

  • The Book of Master Moby Mo Zi; Ian Johnston

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    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... more...