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  • Pure Land, Real Worldby Melissa Anne-Marie Curley; Richard K. Payne

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 65.00

    For close to a thousand years Amida?s Pure Land, a paradise of perfect ease and equality, was the most powerful image of shared happiness circulating in the Japanese imagination. In the late nineteenth century, some Buddhist thinkers sought to reinterpret the Pure Land in ways that would allow it speak to modern Japan. Their efforts succeeded in ways... more...

  • The Art of Philosophyby Susanna Berger

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 59.15

    Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, The Art of Philosophy shows that the making and study of visual art functioned as important methods of philosophical thinking and instruction. From frontispieces of books to monumental prints created... more...

  • Women and Buddhist Philosophyby Jin Y. Park

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 65.00

    Why and how do women engage with Buddhism and philosophy? The present volume aims to answer these questions by examining the life and philosophy of a Korean Zen Buddhist nun, Kim Iry?p (1896?1971). The daughter of a pastor, Iry?p began questioning Christian doctrine as a teenager. In a few years, she became increasingly involved in women?s movements... more...

  • Reluctant Skepticby Harry T. Craver

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    The journalist and critic Siegfried Kracauer is best remembered today for his investigations of film and other popular media, and for his seminal influence on Frankfurt School thinkers like Theodor Adorno. Less well known is his earlier work, which offered a seismographic reading of cultural fault lines in Weimar-era Germany, with an eye to the confrontation... more...

  • Advancing Conversationsby Srecko Horvat; Alfie Bown

    John Hunt Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    An interview with acclaimed European philosopher and political activist Sre?ko Horvat , friend and colleague of Slavoj Zizek and Yanis Varoufakis. more...

  • Uncertain Futuresby Edmund Berger

    John Hunt Publishing 2017; US$ 12.99

    A detailed look into the economic and political conditions of our present moment from a Marxist perspective. more...

  • Oxford Studies in Metaphysicsby Karen Bennett; Dean W. Zimmerman

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 39.99

    Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. Much of the most interesting work in philosophy today is metaphysical in character: this series is a much-needed focus for it. more...

  • The Islamic Enlightenmentby Christopher de Bellaigue

    Random House 2017; US$ 36.65

    The Islamic Enlightenment: a contradiction in terms? The Muslim world has often been accused of a failure to modernise, reform and adapt. But, from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day, Islamic society in its Middle Eastern heartlands has in fact been transformed by modern ideals and practices, including the adoption of modern... more...

  • The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Downby Haemin Sunim; Chi-Young Kim

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32

    'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?' The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timely guide to mindfulness, Haemin Sunim, a Buddhist monk born in Korea and educated in the United States, offers advice on everything from handling setbacks to dealing with rest and relationships, in a beautiful book combining his teachings... more...

  • Animal Experimentationby Vaughan Monamy

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 20.00

    This updated third edition is an essential overview for teachers and students in medical and biological sciences, and for those who conduct animal-based research. more...