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Eastern

  • Ritual and the Moral Lifeby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    In the wake of the long retreat from ritual into secularism and individuality, this book presents the work of philosophers from both China and the West who reflect upon the constitutive role that ritual?especially Confucian and Christian?plays in human life. more...

  • New Perspectives on the Research of Chinese Cultureby

    Springer Singapore 2012; US$ 179.00

    This volume offers high quality articles, originally published in Chinese in the Chinese Cultural Quarterly, and new articles by established scholars, introducing trends and new developments in research into Chinese history, humanities, music and geography. more...

  • Dao Companion to the Analectsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 229.00

    In a detailed, scholarly introduction, this book surveys the philosophical concepts, arguments and commitments of the Confucian classic, the Analects, offering an introduction to the philosophical idiom and discussing signal ideas ascribed to Confucius. more...

  • The Common Good: Chinese and American Perspectivesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses the Confucian philosophy of common good and deals with the comparative philosophy on Eastern and Western understandings of common good. It examines how these understandings can be resources to undermine modern Western individualism. more...

  • Women in Islamby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 129.00

    This dizzying array of reflections on the social roles of Muslim women provides a multifaceted perspective on an issue of continuing controversy, collating key research from around the world into contemporary as well as historical aspects of the theme. more...

  • Dao Companion to Classical Confucian Philosophyby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This volume presents both a  historical and a systematic examination of the philosophy of classical Confucianism. Taking into account newly unearthed materials and the most recent scholarship, it features contributions by experts in the field, ranging from senior scholars to outstanding early career scholars. The book first presents the historical... more...

  • Happiness Across Culturesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 279.00

    This book considers happiness and quality of life in non-Western cultures. Its diverse coverage spans the breadth of the non-Western world, revealing the unique perspectives on happiness and life quality embedded in rich cultural traditions and histories. more...

  • Making Zen Your Ownby Janet Jiryu Abels

    Wisdom Publications 2012; Not Available

    In this book, Janet Jiryu Abels traces the life stories of twelve Chinese Zen masters who, together, shaped what was to become known as Zen's Golden Age. She presents their biographies, describes their teachings, and shows how their lives and teachings can inspire those who practice Zen today. The book is a presentation of ancient Zen insight vividly... more...

  • Making Zen Your Ownby Janet Jiryu Abels

    Wisdom Publications 2012; Not Available

    In this book, Janet Jiryu Abels traces the life stories of twelve Chinese Zen masters who, together, shaped what was to become known as Zen's Golden Age. She presents their biographies, describes their teachings, and shows how their lives and teachings can inspire those who practice Zen today. The book is a presentation of ancient Zen insight vividly... more...

  • Making Zen Your Ownby Janet Jiryu Abels

    Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    In this book, Janet Jiryu Abels traces the life stories of twelve Chinese Zen masters who, together, shaped what was to become known as Zen's Golden Age. She presents their biographies, describes their teachings, and shows how their lives and teachings can inspire those who practice Zen today. The book is a presentation of ancient Zen insight vividly... more...