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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 7.95
Execute your resolutions immediately. Thoughts are but dreams till their effects be tried. Does competition trouble you? work away; what is your competitor but a man? Conquer your place in the world, for all things serve a brave soul. Combat difficulty manfully; sustain misfortune bravely; endure poverty nobly; encounter disappointment courageously.... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
The soul-consuming and friction-wearing tendency of this hurrying, grasping, competing age is the excuse for this book. Is it not an absolute necessity to get rid of all irritants, of everything which worries and frets, and which brings discord into so many lives? Cheerfulness has a wonderful lubricating power. It lengthens the life of human machinery,... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99
Nothing comes amiss in the great business of preparation, if it has been thoroughly well learned. And the strangest things come of use, too, at the strangest times. A sailor teaches you to tie a knot when you are on a fishing party, and you tie that knot the next time when you are patching up the Emperor of Russia's carriage for him, in a valley... more...
- The Floating Press 1916; US$ 5.99
The quality popularly designated as "Common Sense" comprehends, according to the modern point of view, the sound judgment of mankind when reflecting upon problems of truth and conduct without bias from logical subtleties or selfish interests. It is one of Nature's priceless gifts; an income in itself, it is as valuable as its application... more...
- The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99
The spiritual life depends on self-recollection and detachment from the rush of life; it depends on facing frankly the thought of death; it is signalized, especially, by the identification of self with others, even of the guiltless with the guilty. Spirituality is sometimes spoken of as if it were a kind of moral luxury, a work of supererogation, a... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 94.98
Hauptbeschreibung Das 11. Deutsch-Amerikanische Kolloquium, das vom 24. bis 30. Juli 2010 in Wildbad Kreuth stattfand, befasste sich mit der Toleranz, die im Laufe der geschichtlichen Entwicklung einen grundlegenden Bedeutungswandel erfuhr. Ursprünglich hatte der Begriff "Toleranz", also "Duldung", einen eher negativen Beigeschmack. Ein "Fremder"... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 43.16
Every human life form encapsulates an idea of humankind and humanity. Today, this very idea is challenged by the various and diverging needs for cultural orientation in the age of globalization. One of the recent attempts to meet these challenges is provided by a new humanism with an intercultural intent. Such humanism can be conceptualized only by... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 25.89
Gibt es einen universalen Humanismus, der Brücken zwischen Kulturen schlagen kann? Daisaku Ikeda, der asienweit bekannte Schriftsteller, Philosoph und Pädagoge, bejaht diese Frage. Als Präsident der größten buddhistischen Laiengemeinschaft Soka Gakkai International ist seine Grundphilosophie der Buddhismus, den er im Dialog mit anderen Denkern ständig... more...