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- Kuperard 2011; US$ 10.95
THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU ? to appreciate the variety, subtlety and wisdom of a unique philosophical tradition ? to understand the major schools of thought that have shaped Chinese civilization ? to draw on a rich cultural resource for different perspectives on questions of our time ? to recognize traditional concepts that continue to inform Chinese... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 30.99
This is a second, revised edition of Kupperman's introduction to Asian philosophy via its canonical texts. Kupperman ranges from the Upanishads to the Bhagavad Gita through Confucius to Zen Buddhism, walking students through the texts, conveying the vitality and appeal of the works, and explaining their philosophical roots. Kupperman has made revisions... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99
During the last century China has undergone more change than during any other period in its long and turbulent history. Roughly a quarter of the world?s population has been directly affected by the radical transformation that culminated in the establishment of the present Communist state?one which claims to have translated into reality the Confucian... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
The first volume to offer a comprehensive scholarly treatment of Rand?s entire corpus (including her novels, her philosophical essays, and her analysis of the events of her times), this Companion provides vital orientation and context for scholars and educated readers grappling with a controversial and understudied thinker whose enduring influence... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 18.95
Entire text of the Analects of Confucius in large, readable characters, and beneath this Legge's full translation, which has been accepted and the definitive, standard English version. Full chinese text, standard English translation on same page. Finest edition anywhere of one of world's finest thinkers. more...
- Open Court 2015; US$ 38.95
Written by the most important scholars in contemporary Confucian studies, these approachable essays focus on the relevance of Confucius?s ideas to modern living, with special attention given to the Analects, his seminal text. Topics covered include tradition and creativity, grief and mourning, the doctrine of correcting names, Confucian kungfu,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 47.00
One of the most distinguished scholars of his time, Ahmad b. Ibrahim al-Naysaburi lived during the height of Fatimid rule in Egypt. He came from Nishapur, the centre of the Ismaili da?wa in Khurasan, a thriving centre of learning particularly noted for its use of rationalistic philosophy. Several important works are accredited to him, but it is the... more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2006; US$ 6.99
An introduction to three great philosophical traditions, namely those of India, the Middle East and the Far East. Fifty eastern thinkers are covered. Each is placed within the context of his or her own tradition and key ideas are explored together with relevant biographical information. The book focuses on the philosophies of the East rather ... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
This anthology of Gandhi's writings offers a revealing look at his life and philosophy, focusing on subjects of enduring interest ? rather than day-to-day political matters ? and the development of the philosophy of Satyagraha ? defense of and by the truth. This collection also features significant excerpts from the Mahatma's speeches, correspondence,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
This masterpiece of Persian literature is a fascinating glimpse into the origins of one of the world's most venerable cultural traditions. Penned by one of the foremost Persian thinkers of the early medieval era, The Gulistan of Sa'di is a whirlwind tour through the political and intellectual issues of the period, ranging from advice for rulers... more...