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- North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 21.95
Inspired by his time spent with wise sages in Asia in the 1930s, Paul Brunton (1898-1981) wrote The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga (and its companion volume The Wisdom of the Overself ) at the request of these remarkable teachers, who recognized that he had a significant role to play in the transmission of Hindu Vedanta and Buddhism to the West. Brunton's... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Arnauld de Villeneuve est né vers 1245 en France, comme l'attestent Symphorianus Campegius et Joseph de Haitze. Quant au lieu précis de sa naissance il est incertain. Il étudia les langues mortes à Aix, la médecine à Montpellier. Il vint à Paris pour se perfectionner ; la rumeur populaire l'accusant de nécromancie et d'alchimie, il s'enfuit... more...
- The Floating Press 1902; US$ 4.95
This little volume (the result of meditation and experience) is not intended as an exhaustive treatise on the much-written-upon subject of the power of thought. It is suggestive rather than explanatory, its object being to stimulate men and women to the discovery and perception of the truth that – "They themselves are makers of themselves"... more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 5.99
Bushido , often translated as Way of the Warrior , came from the Samurai way of life and moral code. It emphasized loyalty, skill, moderation and honor, and became a widespread influence throughout Japan. In Shogakukan Kokugo Daijiten , the Japanese dictionary, "Bushido is defined as a unique philosophy ( ronri ) that spread through the warrior... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1989; US$ 8.95
A model of the kind of text one needs for lecture courses: the translation is extremely readable and made even more accessible by intelligent printing decisions (on dividing the text, spacing for clarification, etc.); the notes are kept to a minimum but appear when they are really needed for comprehension and are truly informative. And the introduction... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.27
Born in poverty in India, Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986) became a leading spiritual and philosophical thinker whose ideas continue to influence us today. George Bernard Shaw declared that he was the most beautiful human being he had ever seen and Aldous Huxley was one of his close friends. Whether debating politics with Nehru, discussing theories... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 13.95
Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of the Irwin Nicomachean Ethics features a revised translation (with little editorial intervention), expanded notes (including a summary of the argument of each chapter), an expanded Introduction, and a revised glossary. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.27
'Consider just this, and give your minds to this alone: whether or not what I say is just' Plato's account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BC) is a significant moment in Classical literature and the life of Classical Athens. In these four dialogues, Plato develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one's self and shows Socrates living... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 12.40
The Art of Travel is Alain de Botton's travel guide with a difference: an exploration of why we travel and what we learn when we do As seen on Channel 4 Few activities seem to promise is as much happiness as going travelling: taking off for somewhere else, somewhere far from home, a place with more interesting weather, customs and landscapes.... more...