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  • Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophyby Bryan W. Van Norden

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 15.95

    “This book is an introduction in the very best sense of the word. It provides the beginner with an accurate, sophisticated, yet accessible account, and offers new insights and challenging perspectives to those who have more specialized knowledge. Focusing on the period in Chinese philosophy that is surely most easily approachable and perhaps is... more...

  • Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophyby Stephen R. Palmquist

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 224.00

    Authors from all over the world unite in an effort to cultivate dialogue between Asian and Western philosophy. The papers forge a new, East-West comparative path on the whole range of issues in Kant studies. The concept of personhood, crucial for both traditions, serves as a springboard to address issues such as knowledge acquisition and education,... more...

  • The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuanby Freya Boedicker; Martin Boedicker

    North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 14.95

    The essence of Tai Chi Chuan lies in the rich philosophy of ancient China. While most Tai Chi practitioners are aware of the value that studying Chinese philosophy can bring to their practice, it is often difficult to pick out those texts that are most relevant to Tai Chi and connected to its development. The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan presents,... more...

  • The Political Philosophy of Zhang Taiyanby Viren Murthy

    BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00

    Drawing on a vast array of Chinese texts, Japanese scholarship, and critical philosophy, this book offers a radical rereading of Zhang Taiyan?s philosophy, highlighting the significance of Zhang?s ideas in the context of global capitalist modernity. more...

  • Philosophy in Early Safavid Iranby Reza Pourjavady

    BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00

    This book is about a Muslim Shi?i philosopher of the early 16th century, Najm al-Din Mahmud al-Nayrizi. Educated in Shiraz, he became interested in Avicennan and Suhrawardian philosophy. Apart from Nayrizi, the present study introduces his contemporary philosophers and provides an outlines of the main philosophical challenges of the time. more...

  • Moving Toward Stillnessby Dave Lowry

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Moving Toward Stillness: Lessons in Daily Life from the Martial Ways of Japan is Dave Lowry's distillation of the most important lessons he learned in the years he's devoted to his martial training. Drawing from his highly regarded magazine columns in Black Belt magazine, Lowry sets out lessons that not only guide us to a deeper understanding... more...

  • How Should One Live?by Richard A.H. King; Dennis Schilling

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

    Chinese and Greco-Roman ethics present highly articulate views on how one should live; both of these traditions remain influential in modern philosophy. The question arises how these traditions can be compared with one another. Comparative ethics is a relatively young discipline; this volume is a major contribution to the field. Fundamental questions... more...

  • Ta Hseh and Chung Yungby PENGUIN GROUP (UK)

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available

    Set alongside The Analects and Mencius, these two texts make up the 'Four Books' of Chinese Confucian tradition. Their depiction of the 'Way of Great Learning' focuses on the moral tenets of Confucian thinking, establishing a universal framework that links individuals with the cosmos. By drawing together key ethical and philophical, and metaphysical... more...

  • Menciusby Mencius; D.C. Lau

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available

    Mencius was one of the great philosophers of ancient China, second only in influence to Confucius, whose teachings he defended and expanded. The Mencius, in which he recounts his dialogues with kings, dukes and military men, as well as other philosophers, is one of the Four Books that make up the essential Confucian corpus. It takes up Confucius's... more...

  • Dark Pool of Light, Volume Oneby Richard Grossinger; Jeffrey J. Kripal; Nick Herbert

    North Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 13.95

    In books like Embryogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings , author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light , his latest creation, Grossinger weaves... more...