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- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
The Tao Te Ching is a classic Chinese book of wisdom, said to have been written by the Taoist sage Laozi (or Lao Tzu, the "Old Master") in the 6th century BC. It is the cornerstone text in Chinese Taoism, a philosophy, religion and way of life, and is also central to Chinese Buddhism. The Tao Te Ching has been an inspiration and guide to... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 11.50
Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered. "Why another... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
First published in 1992, this title explores the religious diversity of South Africa, organizing it into a single coherent narrative and providing the first comparative study and introduction to the topic. David Chidester emphasizes the fact that the complex distinctive character of South African religious life has taken shape with a particular economic,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Religious crosses the spheres of both the private life and the public institution. In a liberal democracy, public and private interests and goals prove to be inseparable. Clarke Cochran?s interdisciplinary study brings political theory and the sociology of religion together in a fresh interpretation of liberal culture. First published in 1990, this... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 36.27
Warum finden Revolutionen statt? Jahrzehnte der Forschung haben uns kaum weitergebracht, wenn es darum geht, wo, wann und in welchen Milieus sie vorkommen. In diesem bahnbrechenden Buch erläutert Eric Selbin, dass wir über die ökonomischen, politischen und sozialen Strukturen hinausblicken sollten - auf die Gedanken und Gefühle der Menschen. Wir sollten... more...
- Quest Books 2014; US$ 21.95
Einstein said the best scientists have always approached science as a sacred activity that could yield "the secrets of the Old One," Ravi Ravindra points out. This eloquent book at once affirms scientific exploration and addresses the failure of science to deal with the inner life. We all want to know why things happen and how we can control certain... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
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...
- Éditions Plaisir de Lire 2014; US$ 9.99
Université de Genève, Département des Antiquités. Un chercheur est retrouvé mort dans la salle des archives d'Égyptologie, écrasé entre deux rayonnages coulissants. Pourquoi a-t-on tué si sauvagement ce jeune homme brillant et apparemment sans histoire? Jorge, le compagnon de la victime, et Michael Kappeler, un ami archiviste, vont vite devenir les... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.00
Anthropologist David Jordan and Daniel Overmyer, a historian of religions, present a joint analysis of the most important group of sectarian religious societies in contemporary Taiwan: those that engage in automatic writing seances, or worship by means of the phoenix" writing implement. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library... more...