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  • Pathways of Buddhist Thoughtby Ven Nyanaponika

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

      Originally published in 1971. The essays in this volume cover some of the most important aspects of Buddhism and include discussion of such themes as the nature of Buddhism, Buddhist ethics and philosophical concepts, Buddhism and science, the Power of Mindfulness, Anatta and Nibbana.         more...

  • Objektivität durch Asymmetrieby Markus Hahn

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    This series provides a forum for cutting-edge studies in logic and the modern philosophy of language as well as for publications in the field of analytical metaphysics. more...

  • The Star Spangled Buddhistby Jeffrey Ourvan

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99

    Approximately four million Americans claim to be Buddhist. Moreover, hundreds of thousands of Americans of various faiths read about Buddhism, are interested in its philosophical tenets, or fashionably view themselves as Buddhists. They’re part of what’s been described as the fastest-growing religious movement in America: a large group of people... more...

  • Innovative Buddhist Womenby Karma Lekshe Tsomo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in traditional Buddhist cultures and, increasingly, the west. more...

  • Buddhisms and Deconstructionsby Jin Y. Park; Robert Magliola

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 39.50

    Buddhisms and Deconstructions considers the connection between Buddhism and Derridean deconstruction, focusing on the work of Robert Magliola. Fourteen distinguished contributors discuss deconstruction and various Buddhisms—Indian, Tibetan, and Chinese (Chan)—followed by an afterword in which Magliola responds directly to his critics. more...

  • The Compassionate Revolutionby David Edwards

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 1998; US$ 15.99

    ; In his first book Free to be Human, David Edwards showed how the mass media, controlled by powerful business interests, distort our understanding of many personal, ethical and spiritual issues, ensuring that we remain passive, conformist and uninformed and willing to accept the irrational values of corporate consumerism. In The Compassionate Revolution... more...

  • Tibetan Buddhism: A Very Short Introductionby Matthew T. Kapstein

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 7.99

    What does Tibetan Buddhism teach? Just what is the position of the Dalai Lama, and how will his succession be assured? Is it true that Tibetan Buddhism in entirely suppressed in China? This Very Short Introduction offers a brief account responding to these questions and more, in terms that are easily accessible to those who are curious to learn the... more...

  • His Holiness The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjeby Tsering Namgyal Khortsa

    Hay House 2013; US$ 8.95

    A fascinating and riveting life sketch of one of the most respected spiritual leaders of our times, which also delves deep into the various facets of Buddhism . . . The seventeenth Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, is the leader of the Karma Kagyu School, one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Born in 1985 in eastern Tibet to nomadic parents,... more...

  • Theravada Buddhismby Kate Crosby

    Wiley 2013; US$ 41.95 US$ 37.76

    Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductory overview of the history, teachings, and current practice of an often misunderstood form of one of the world’s oldest religious traditions. Explores Theravada Buddhism’s origins, evolution, teachings, and practices Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and Thailand,... more...

  • Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhismby Tanya Zivkovic

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Contextualising the seemingly esoteric and exotic aspects of Tibetan Buddhist culture within the everyday, embodied and sensual sphere of religious praxis, this book centres on the social and religious lives of deceased Tibetan Buddhist lamas. It explores how posterior forms – corpses, relics, reincarnations and hagiographical representations – extend... more...