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  • 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...

  • Struggling with the Philosopherby Muhammad al-Shahrastani; Toby Mayer; Wilferd Madelung

    I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 29.00

    Muhammad b. Abd al-Karim al-Shahrastani was one of the most learned and enigmatic scholars of medieval Islam. In his work, 'Kitab al-Musara'a' ('Struggling with the Philosopher'), which is published here in English translation (together with its original Arabic text) for the first time, al-Shahrastani gives a detailed critique of the metaphysics of... more...

  • The Living I Chingby Ming-Dao Deng

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    From the author of 365 Tao and a leading authority on Taoist practice and philosophy comes a completely innovative translation of the classic text of Eastern wisdom, the I Ching. The I Ching, or Book of Changes, is an ancient manual for divining the future. Its basic text is traditionally attributed to the Chinese King Wen, the Duke of Zhou, and... more...

  • The Buddha Book: Buddhas, blessings, prayers, and rituals to grant you love, wisdom, and healingby Lillian Too

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    Inspired by the teachings of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, The Buddha Book introduces the reader to the most important and well-known Buddhist deities. In this beautifully illustrated volume each Buddha is presented with their major characteristics, along with the prayers, meditations, visualizations, and special rituals and blessings associated with each. more...

  • The Ultimate Medicineby Nisargadatta Sri Maharaj; Robert Powell; Peter Md Madill

    North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    The Ultimate Medicine is not for those who like their spirituality watered down, but for serious students searching for awareness. Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897-1981) lived and taught in a small apartment in the slums of Bombay. A realized master of the Tantric Nath lineage, he supported himself and his family by selling cheap goods in a small booth... more...

  • Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodoby Kosho Uchiyama Roshi; Shohaku Okumura; Shohaku Okumura; Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Abandon your treasured delusions and hit the road with one of the most important Zen masters of twentieth-century Japan. Eschewing the entrapments of vanity, power, and money, "Homeless" Kodo Sawaki Roshi refused to accept a permanent position as a temple abbot, despite repeated offers. Instead, he lived a traveling, "homeless" life, going from temple... more...

  • Quantum Soupby Chungliang Al Huang

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 24.95

    This series of philosophical essays links the ancient wisdom of the East with the informality of the West, providing food for thought so energizing it will send your mind dancing. Lavishly illustrated throughout with the author's own expressive Chinese calligraphy. more...

  • Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodoby Kosho Uchiyama Roshi; Shohaku Okumura; Shohaku Okumura; Jokei Molly Delight Whitehead

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Abandon your treasured delusions and hit the road with one of the most important Zen masters of twentieth-century Japan. Eschewing the entrapments of vanity, power, and money, "Homeless" Kodo Sawaki Roshi refused to accept a permanent position as a temple abbot, despite repeated offers. Instead, he lived a traveling, "homeless" life, going from temple... more...