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- Black Belt Communications 2009; US$ 12.99
From the greatest modern martial artist of all time, this book is a compilation of proverbs coined by Bruce Lee himself. Touching on martial arts, the universe and life in general, this collection defines the concepts behind both a warrior and a martial artist. Ideal for fans and philosophers alike, this compendium is an attractive, elegant and compact... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 arts 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...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 133.00
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... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 15.98
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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 12.78
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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 7.98
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals... more...
- The Experiment 2010; US$ 0.99
The tenth anniversary edition of William Martin?s free-verse interpretation of the Tao Te Ching, written expressly for those coming into the fullness of their wisdom Lao Tzu?s Tao Te Ching , one of the world?s most widely read books of wisdom, reminds its readers that the sage has been venerated in China for thousands of years. In this free-verse... more...