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  1. Indian Political Thought

    A Reader

    Edited by Aakash Singh, Silika Mohapatra

    This Reader provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of contemporary Indian political theory. Tracing the development of the discipline and offering a clear presentation of the most influential literature in the field, it brings together contributions by outstanding and well-known...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Governance for Harmony in Asia and Beyond

    Edited by Julia Tao, Anthony B. L. Cheung, Martin Painter, Chenyang Li

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Harmony has become a major challenge for modern governance in the twenty-first century because of the multi-religious, multi-racial and multi-ethnic character of our increasingly globalized societies. Governments all over the world are facing growing pressure to integrate the many diverse elements...

    Published December 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Ethics of War in Asian Civilizations

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Torkel Brekke

    This book explores how issues of ethics in war and warfare have been treated by major ethical traditions of Asia. It opens a discussion about whether there are universal standards in the ideologies of warfare between the major religious traditions of the world. While the chapters are written by...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Discourse and Ideology in Medieval Japanese Buddhism

    Edited by Richard K. Payne, Taigen Dan Leighton

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The medieval period of Japanese religious history is commonly known as one in which there was a radical transformation of the religious culture. This book suggests an alternate approach to understanding the dynamics of that transformation. One main topic of analysis focuses on what Buddhism - its...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Self-Surrender (prapatti) to God in Shrivaishnavism

    Tamil Cats or Sanskrit Monkeys?

    By Srilata Raman

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Filling the most glaring gap in Shrivaishnava scholarship, this book deals with the history of interpretation of a theological concept of self-surrender-prapatti in late twelfth and thirteenth century religious texts of the Shrivaishnava community of South India. This original study shows that...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Science and the Indian Tradition

    When Einstein Met Tagore

    By David L. Gosling

    Series: India in the Modern World

    This new text is a detailed study of an important process in modern Indian history. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, India experienced an intellectual renaissance, which owed as much to the influx of new ideas from the West as to traditional religious and cultural insights....

    Published August 31st 2008 by Routledge

  7. Sri Aurobindo

    A Contemporary Reader

    Edited by Sachidananda Mohanty

    This book compiles some of the finest writings of Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950) — the nationalist, visionary, poet-philosopher. It reflects the range, depth and outreach of the moral, intellectual and spiritual vision of this versatile and multifaceted genius. It aims at providing, at one place, access...

    Published March 28th 2008 by Routledge India

  8. The Theory of Citrasutras in Indian Painting

    A Critical Re-evaluation of their Uses and Interpretations

    By Isabella Nardi

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The study of technical treatises in Indian art has increasingly attracted much interest. This work puts forward a critical re-examination of the key Indian concepts of painting described in the Sanskrit treatises, called citrasutras. In an in-depth and systematic analysis of the texts on the theory...

    Published July 14th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons

    Vasubandhu's Refutation of the Theory of a Self

    By James Duerlinger

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    In this book, Vasubandhu's classic work Refutation of the Theory of a Self is translated and provided with an introduction and commentary. The translation, the first into a modern Western language from the Sanskrit text, is intended for use by those who wish to begin a careful philosophical study...

    Published April 18th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Self, Reality and Reason in Tibetan Philosophy

    Tsongkhapa's Quest for the Middle Way

    By Thupten Jinpa

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The work explores the historical and intellectual context of Tsongkhapa's philosophy and addresses the critical issues related to questions of development and originality in Tsongkhapa's thought. It also deals extensively with one of Tsongkhapa's primary concerns, namely his attempts to demonstrate...

    Published January 20th 2006 by Routledge