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  • The Tortoise in Asiaby Tony Grey

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Based on a popular legend in Gansu, the far western province of China, The Tortoise in Asia recounts the exploits of Marcus, a young Roman centurion schooled in the Greek classics who, after a devastating loss in a battle with the Parthians, is taken prisoner, marched along the Silk Road, and pressed into service as a border guard on the eastern frontier.... more...

  • The Story of Muby James Cordova; Mark Morse

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 19.95 US$ 13.99

    This lush, beautifully illustrated narrative breathes humanity and warmth into one of the most famous and enigmatic koans of the Zen tradition. The  Story of Mu  uses luminous illustrations and a mythic narrative structure to convey the great potential for peace and enlightenment that we all carry hidden within ourselves. Shot through with ineffable... more...

  • Daoist Nei Gong for Womenby Roni Edlund; Damo Mitchell; Sophie Johnson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Available in the written form for the first time, the specific practice of Nei Gong for women is explained in this book. Maximising the potential of the female energetic system, Roni Edlund and Damo Mitchell present teachings that make Nei Gong far more effective for women that the male-oriented methods usually taught. more...

  • The Mutual Cultivation of Self and Thingsby Yang Guorong; Hans-Georg Moeller; Chad Austin Meyers

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 44.99

    Yang Guorong is one of the most prominent Chinese philosophers working today and is best known for using the full range of Chinese philosophical resources in connection with the thought of Kant, Hegel, Marx, and Heidegger. In The Mutual Cultivation of Self and Things, Yang grapples with the philosophical problem of how the complexly interwoven nature... more...

  • Religion and Culture in Dialogueby Janis Talivaldis Ozolin?

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume addresses the issue of the human encounter with the Mystery of God and the purpose of human life. It explores major themes from diverse cultural and philosophical traditions, starting with questions about the possibility of belief in God, His transcendence as seen in both East and West, and ending with questions about ethics and about personhood,... more...

  • The Pathby Michael Puett; Christine Gross-Loh

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 23.98

    Harvard's most popular professor explains how thinkers from Confucius to Zhuangzi can transform our lives The first book of its kind, The Path draws on the work of the great but largely unknown Chinese philosophers to offer a profound guide to living well. By explaining what these teachings reveal about subjects from decision-making to relationships,... more...

  • Confucius, Mencius, Laozi, Zhuangzi, Xunziby Michael Puett; Christine Gross-Loh

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 0.00

    An ebook companion to The Path by Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh that puts together a broad selection of translated excerpts from the ancient works of Chinese philosophy discussed in the book. This free ebook gives readers a chance to deepen their understanding of The Path by Michael Puett & Christine Gross-Loh by reading translated excerpts... more...

  • Daodejingby Martyn Crucefix; Laozi Laozi

    Enitharmon Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    "so both thrive both discovering bliss? real power is female it rises from beneath" These 81 brief poems from the 5th century BCE make up a foundational text in world culture. In elegant, simple yet elusive language, the Daodejing develops its vision of humankind?s place in the world in personal, moral, social, political and cosmic terms. Martyn Crucefix?s... more...

  • The Dhammapadaby F. Max Muller

    Xist Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Buddhist scripture ?All created things perish,' he who knows and sees this becomes passive in pain; this is the way to purity.?- F. Max Muller, The Dhammapada The book contains 423 verses in 26 categories, all verses spoken by the Buddha on various occasions. Most of the verses deal with ethics and spiritual thoughts. more...

  • Studies in Buddhist Philosophyby Mark Siderits; Jan Westerhoff

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 74.99

    This book brings together nineteen of Mark Siderits's most important essays on Buddhist philosophy. Together they cover a variety of topics, from metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, epistemology, and ethics, to the specific discussions of the interaction between Buddhist and classical Indian philosophy. more...