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  • The Heart of Zenby Jun Po Denis Kelly Roshi; Keith Martin-Smith

    North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 12.99

    While we are more and more familiar with popular ideas of enlightenment and spiritual awakening, life still comes at us full force, and hope can turn to frustration as the gulf between our spiritual belief and our everyday life seems to loom ever larger. Through spirited Q&A sessions with Zen master Jun Po Denis Kelly Roshi, The Heart of Zen takes... more...

  • Against the Spiritual Turnby Sean Creaven

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The argument presented in this book is that the recent ?spiritual? trajectory of Roy Bhaskar?s work, upon which he first embarked with the publication of his From East to West , undermines the fundamental achievements of his earlier work. The problem with Bhaskar?s new philosophical system ( Transcendental Dialectical Critical Realism or simply... more...

  • Asian and Feminist Philosophies in Dialogueby Jennifer McWeeny; Ashby Butnor

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    In this collection of original essays, international scholars put Asian traditions, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism, into conversation with one or more contemporary feminist philosophies, founding a new mode of inquiry that attends to diverse voices and the complex global relationships that define our world. These cross-cultural... more...

  • Trying Not to Tryby Edward Slingerland

    Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.00

    A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity?an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand?and why it is so essential to our well-being   Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date? What is it about a politician... more...

  • Caitanya Vaisnava Philosophyby Ravi M. Gupta

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Although only a handful of poetry is attributed to Caitanya, his devotional theology was expounded and systematized by his followers in a vast array of poetical, philosophical, and ritual literature. This book provides a thematic study of Caitanya Vaishnava philosophy, introducing key thinkers and ideas in the early tradition, using Sanskrit and Bengali... more...

  • Emerson and Neo-Confucianismby Yoshio Takanashi; Lawrence Buell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    A comparative investigation of Emerson's Transcendental thought and Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucianism, this book shows how both thinkers traced the human morality to the same source in the ultimately moral nature of the universe and developed theories of the interrelation of universal law and the human mind. more...

  • The Metaphysics of Becomingby Thomas Padiyath

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    This study attempts to elucidate a possible meeting point of the traditions of Eastern and Western metaphysical thinking. In discussing Whitehead?s and Aurobindo?s views on being and becoming, it seeks the possibility of a better engagement between the East and the West in the light of philosophical views and insights. more...

  • Tao - A New Way of Thinkingby Chung-yuan Chang

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 19.95

    This translation reveals the true wisdom and beauty of the Tao Tê Ching and the accompanying introduction and commentaries make its meaning accessible, without any reduction of the complex thought within its pages. Chung-yuan Chang places the text in the context of Western metaphysics, making reference to many Western philosophers. more...

  • The Book of Master Moby Mo Zi; Ian Johnston

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    A key work of ancient Chinese philosophy is brought back to life in Ian Johnston's compelling and definitive translation, new to Penguin Classics. Very little is known about Master Mo, or the school he founded. However, the book containing his philosphical ideas has survived centuries of neglect and is today recognised as a fundamental work... more...

  • A Japanese View of Natureby Kinji Imanishi; Pamela J. Asquith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This book makes the complete text of Seibutsu no Sekai available in English for the first time and provides an extensive introduction and notes to set the work in context. more...