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- Big Mind Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
There are three fundamental questions to Buddhist practice:Why do we suffer? How can we free ourselves from fear and sorrow? What does it take to live in harmony with others?Dennis Genpo Merzel, among the highest ranking American Buddhists practicing today, addresses these fundamental questions in this dynamic, easily-accessible book,... more...
- Algonquin Books 1997; US$ 15.95
THE ACCIDENTAL BUDDHIST is the funny, provocative story of how Dinty Moore went looking for the faith he'd lost in what might seem the most unlikely of places: the ancient Eastern tradition of Buddhism. Moore demystifies and explains the contradictions and concepts of this most mystic-seeming of religious traditions. This plain-spoken, insightful... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Based on original translations of passages from the works of three major thinkers of the classical Indian school of Advaita (Sankara, Vacaspati and Sri Harsa), but addressing issues found in Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein and contemporary analytic philosophers, this book argues for a philosophical position it calls 'non-realism'. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
In Indian philosophy and theology, the ideology of Vedanta occupies an important position. Hindu religious sects accept the Vedantic soteriology, which believes that there is only one conscious reality, Brahman from which the entire creation, both conscious and non-conscious, emanated. Madhusudana Sarasvati, who lived in sixteenth century Bengal... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This book is both a critique of the concept of the rights-holding, free, autonomous individual and attendant ideology dominant in the contemporary West, and an account of an alternative view, that of the role-bearing, interrelated responsible person of classical Confucianism, suitably modified for addressing the manifold problems of today. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
Buddha was a revolutionary. His practice was subversive; his message, seditious. His enlightened point of view went against the norms of his day?in his words, "against the stream." His teachings changed the world, and now they can change you too. Presenting the basics of Buddhism with personal anecdotes, exercises, and guided meditations, bestselling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95
Examines one of the most exciting and dynamic periods in the development of medieval Islam, from the late 9th to the early 11th century, through the thought of five of its principal thinkers, prime among them al-Farabi. This great Islamic philosopher, called 'the Second Master' after Aristotle, produced a recognizable school of thought in which others... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book examines the contrasting interpretations of Islam and the Qur?an by Averroes and Al-Ghazali, as a way of helping us untangle current impasses affecting each Abrahamic faith. This has traditionally been portrayed as a battle between philosophy and theology, but the book shows that Averroes was rather more religious and Al-Ghazali more philosophical... more...