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  1. The Buddha and Religious Diversity

    By J. Abraham Velez de Cea

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Providing a rigorous analysis of Buddhist ways of understanding religious diversity, this book develops a new foundation for cross-cultural understanding of religious diversity in our time. Examining the complexity and uniqueness of Buddha’s approach to religious pluralism using four main...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism

    Candrakirti on the Selflessness of Persons

    By James Duerlinger

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Since the Buddha did not fully explain the theory of persons that underlies his teaching, in later centuries a number of different interpretations were developed. This book presents the interpretation by the celebrated Indian Buddhist philosopher, Candrakirti (ca. 570–650 C.E.). Candrakirti’s...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. A Hindu Critique of Buddhist Epistemology

    Kumarila on Perception: The 'Determination of Perception' Chapter of Kumarila Bhatta's <I>Slokavarttika </I>- Translation and Commentary

    By John Taber

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This is a translation of the chapter on perception of Kumarilabhatta's magnum opus, the Slokavarttika, one of the central texts of the Hindu response to the criticism of the logical-epistemological school of Buddhist thought. In an extensive commentary, the author explains the course of the...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Subjectivism and Objectivism in the History of Economic Thought

    Edited by Kiichiro Yagi, Yukihiro Ikeda

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book investigates the tensions between subjectivism and objectivism in the history of economics. The book looks at the works of Adam Smith, Carl Menger, Leon Walras, William Stanley Jevons, Oskar Morgenstern, Ludwig Mises, Piero Sraffa, and so on. The book highlights the...

    Published June 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Ethics in Buddhism

    A Virtues Approach

    By Pragati Sahni

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Environmental Ethics in Buddhism presents a logical and thorough examination of the metaphysical and ethical dimensions of early Buddhist literature. The author determines the meaning of nature in the early Buddhist context from general Buddhist teachings on dhamma, paticcasamuppada, samsara and...

    Published November 18th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Deconstruction and the Ethical in Asian Thought

    Edited by Youru Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    The striking parallels between Derrida’s deconstruction and certain strategies eschewing oppositional hierarchies in Asian thought, especially in Buddhism and Daoism, have attracted much attention from scholars of both Western and Asian philosophy. This book contributes to this discussion by...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to Daoist Thought

    Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi

    By Eske Møllgaard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    This is the first work available in English which addresses Zhuangzi’s thought as a whole. It presents an interpretation of the Zhuangzi, a book in thirty-three chapters that is the most important collection of Daoist texts in early China. The author introduces a complex reading that shows the...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Daoist Ritual, State Religion, and Popular Practices

    Zhenwu Worship from Song to Ming (960-1644)

    By Shin-Yi Chao

    Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism

    Zhenwu, or the Perfected Warrior, is one of the few Chinese Deities that can rightfully claim a countrywide devotion. Religious specialists, lay devotees, the state machine, and the cultural industry all participated, both collaboratively and competitively, in the evolution of this devotional...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Yoga

    The Indian Tradition

    Edited by David Carpenter, Ian Whicher

    The popular perception of yoga in the West remains for the most part that of a physical fitness program, largely divorced from its historical and spiritual roots. The essays collected here provide a sense of the historical emergence of the classical system presented by Patañjali, a careful...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Identity, Ritual and State in Tibetan Buddhism

    The Foundations of Authority in Gelukpa Monasticism

    By Martin A. Mills

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    This is a major anthropological study of contemporary Tibetan Buddhist monasticism and tantric ritual in the Ladakh region of North-West India and of the role of tantric ritual in the formation and maintenance of traditional forms of state structure and political consciousness in Tibet. Containing...

    Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge