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  • Decoding Daoby Lee Dian Rainey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 95.95

    Written by a leading authority on Chinese philosophy, Decoding Dao uniquely focuses on the core texts in Daoist philosophy, providing readers with a user-friendly introduction that unravels the complexities of these seminal volumes. Offers a detailed introduction to the core texts in Daoist philosophy, the Dao De Jing and the Zhuangzi , two... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Taoismby Julian F. Pas

    Scarecrow Press 1998; US$ 97.99

    This reference book on Taoism, one of the major spiritual traditions of China, includes in its coverage both Taoist philosophy and Taoist religion. An introduction provides overall insight into Taoist development through the ages, while the dictionary itself is comprised of 275 entries that define Taoist concepts, scriptures, deities, practices, and... more...

  • Religion in Chinaby K. Hughes; E. R. Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1950. Beginning with ancient times, this volume shows how some of the early superstitions became purified through the influence of the Confucianist philosophy, how a deep strain of mysticism came from the Taoists and how thereby a worship of 'Heaven' and 'Earth' was evolved. Besides the main streams of Confucianism and Buddhism,... more...

  • Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophyby David Elstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China and Taiwan, describing their political thought and... more...

  • Confucianismby John Berthrong; Evelyn Berthrong

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 23.99

    Against the backdrop of seventeenth-century China, this unique new introduction follows a Confucian couple, together with their family, friends, and staff, through a typical day. The result offers a fascinating insight into the intellectual, scholarly, and practical aspects of Confucianism. more...

  • Twentieth-Century Philosophy of Religionby Graham Oppy; N. N. Trakakis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    The twentieth century saw religion challenged by the rise of science and secularism, a confrontation which resulted in an astonishingly diverse range of philosophical views about religion and religious belief. Many of the major philosophers of the twentieth century - James, Bergson, Russell, Wittgenstein, Ayer, Heidegger, and Derrida - significantly... more...

  • Daoismby James Miller

    Oneworld Publications 2008; US$ 14.99

    Spanning the centuries and crossing the globe, this engaging introduction covers everything Daoist, from the religion of the ancients to 21st century T?ai Chi and meditation. Complete with a timeline of Daoist history and a full glossary, Daoism: A Beginner's Guide will prove invaluable not only to students, but also to general readers who wish to... more...

  • Daoismby Ronnie L. Littlejohn

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    ?The way that can be told is not the eternal Way; the name that can be named is not the eternal Name.? So begins the first verse of the mysterious Dao De Jing, foundation text of the ancient Chinese religion of Daoism. Often attributed to semi-mythical sage Laozi, the origins of this enigmatic document - which probably came into being in the third... more...

  • A Public Godby Neil Ormerod

    Fortress Press 2015; US$ 38.99

    Natural theology is a philosophical site that is hotly debated and controversial?it is claimed by Roman Catholics, Protestants, and Evangelicals as a crucial vantage point for the intersection of theology, philosophy, science, and politics. It is strongly contested by some theologians, such as those influenced by Barth, as well as some philosophers... more...

  • Building Temples in Chinaby Selina Ching Chan; Graeme Lang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by the locals have been well-analysed. However, there... more...