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  • Menciusby Mencius; D.C. Lau

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.09

    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...

  • Ta Hsüeh and Chung Yungby Andrew Plaks

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 11.27

    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...

  • The Accidental Buddhistby Dinty W. Moore

    Algonquin Books 1997; US$ 15.95

    THE ACCIDENTAL BUDDHIST is the funny, provocative story of how Dinty Moore went looking for the faith he'd lost in what might seem the most unlikely of places: the ancient Eastern tradition of Buddhism. Moore demystifies and explains the contradictions and concepts of this most mystic-seeming of religious traditions. This plain-spoken, insightful... more...

  • The Everything Zen Bookby Jacky Sach

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 15.95

    Do you find yourself restless and distracted by the hustle and bustle of the modern world? Have you sought comfort in possessions and acclaim only to be disappointed by their emptiness? If so, you are not along. The Everything Zen Book introduces you to thousands of years of ancient teachings that can help you achieve inner peace and unity with the... more...

  • Zen and the Magic of Photographyby Wayne Rowe

    Rocky Nook 2010; US$ 19.99

    Zen and the Magic of Photography is geared toward helping photographers develop their visual awareness, sensitivity, and intuition. It is designed to improve the quality of your photography by helping you to discover, create, and capture the points of intersection and merging between photography and Zen; between camera and "real moments"; between... more...

  • The Lunar Taoby Ming-Dao Deng

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 14.24

    From Taosim expert Ming-Dao Deng comes The Lunar Tao: Meditations in Harmony with the Seasons, bringing to life the Chinese Lunar Calendar via the prism of Taoism. In The Lunar Tao, each day of the Lunar year is represented with a reading meditation, beautiful Chinese illustrations, and interesting facts about the festivals and traditions, providing... more...

  • PATANJALI'S YOGA SUTRAby Shyam Ranganathan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 18.68

    A contemporary interpretation of the foundational text for the practice of yoga.Patañjali?s Yoga Sutra (second century CE) is the basic text of one of the nine canonical schools of Indian philosophy. In it the legendary author lays down the blueprint for success in yoga; now practised the world over. Patañjali draws upon many ideas of his time; and... more...

  • The Good Life and Conceptions of Life in Early China and Graeco-Roman Antiquityby R.A.H. King

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 116.25

    Chinese and Graeco-Roman ethics influence modern philosophy, yet it is unclear how to compare them. Clustered around the concepts of life and the good life, this volume offers a comparative analysis of the core concepts of both traditions: human nature, virtue, happiness, pleasure, the concept of mind, knowledge, filial piety and deliberation.... more...

  • A Companion to Latin American Philosophyby Susana Nuccetelli; Ofelia Schutte; Otá Bueno; vio

    Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95 US$ 48.49

    This comprehensive collection of original essays written by an international group of scholars addresses the central themes in Latin American philosophy. Represents the most comprehensive survey of historical and contemporary Latin American philosophy available today Comprises a specially commissioned collection of essays, many of them written... more...