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  • Buddhism and Christianityby Winston L King

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    After a brief historical survey, the doctrines of dharma and karma are discussed and key elements that appear in contrasting forms in the two religions are examined.  Originally published in 1963. more...

  • Idealistic Thought of Indiaby P T Raju

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    When first published in 1953, metaphysical idealism was still the dominant philosophy of India. This volume depicts the metaphysical strands of the life and philosophy of India in the light of those of the West and brings out the deeper implications of idealistic metaphysics.       more...

  • Dogen's Formative Yearsby Takashi James Kodera

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Originally published in 1980. Dogen was the founder of the Soto School of Zen and one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Japanese Buddhism. When originally published, this historical and textual study was the first to examine in detail the line of continuity between Dogen and his Chinese predecessors, through his Chinese... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophyby Antonio S. Cua

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Featuring contributions from the world's most highly esteemed Asian philosophy scholars, this important new encyclopedia covers the complex and increasingly influential field of Chinese thought, from earliest recorded times to the present day. Including coverage on the subject previously unavailable to English speakers, the Encyclopedia sheds light... more...

  • Zen For Beginnersby Judith Blackstone; Zoran Josipovic; Naomi Rosenblatt

    For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99

    Zen, from its foundation in China of the 6th Century A.D., has always been more than a religion. It is an intriguing system of principles and practices designed to give each individual the experience of eternity in a split second, the knowledge of divinity in every living thing. To create a book about Zen, however, is risky. It is one thing to describe... more...

  • Eastern Philosophy For Beginnersby Jim Powell; Joe Lee

    For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99

    The spiritual rewards and intellectual challenges of Eastern Philosophy are revealed in this visually stunning book, illustrated by Joe Lee and with 19th Century engravings. Eastern Philosophy is not an intellectual pursuit, but one that involves one?s entire being. Much of it is so deeply entwined with the non-intellectual art of meditation, that... more...

  • The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtueby Nancy E. Snow; Franco V. Trivigno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Since ancient times, character, virtue, and happiness have been central to thinking about how to live well. Yet until recently, philosophers have thought about these topics in an empirical vacuum. Taking up the general challenge of situationism ? that philosophers should pay attention to empirical psychology ? this interdisciplinary volume presents... more...

  • Confucianismby Daniel K. Gardner

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    To understand China, it is essential to understand Confucianism. First formulated in the sixth century BCE, the teachings of Confucius would come to dominate Chinese society, politics, economics, and ethics. In this Very Short Introduction, Daniel K. Gardner explores the major philosophical ideas of the Confucian tradition, showing their profound impact... more...

  • Philosophy and the Martial Artsby Graham Priest; Damon Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical reflection can teach us about the martial arts, and especially... more...

  • Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjaliby B. K. S. Iyengar

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    Note that due to the limitations of some ereading devices not all diacritical marks can be shown. BKS Iyengar?s translation and commentary on these ancient yoga sutras has been described as the ?bible? of yoga. This edition contains an introduction by BKS Iyengar, as well as a foreword by Godfrey Devereux, author of Dynamic Yoga. more...