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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 59 new and published books in the subject of Asian Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Indo-Aryan Controversy

    Evidence and Inference in Indian History

    Edited by Edwin Bryant, Laurie Patton

    For the first time in a single volume, this book presents the various arguments in the Indo-Aryan controversy. It also provides a template for the basic issues addressing four major areas: archaeological research, linguistic issues, the interpretation of Vedic texts in their historical contexts,...

    Published July 26th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Epistemologies and the Limitations of Philosophical Inquiry

    Doctrine in Madhva Vedanta

    By Deepak Sarma

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Deepak Sarma explores the degree to which outsiders can understand and interpret the doctrine of the Màdhva school of Vedànta. The school is based on insider epistemology which is so restrictive that few can learn its intricate doctrines. This book reveals the complexity of studying traditions...

    Published October 28th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Maha-Vairocana-Abhisambodhi Tantra

    With Buddhaguhya's Commentary

    By Stephen Hodge

    The first complete translation into English of this Tibetan text, together with the informative commentary by the 8th century master Buddhaguhya. This text is of seminal importance for the history of Buddhist Tantra, especially as very little has been published concerning the origins of Tantra in...

    Published September 5th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Religious Motivation and the Origins of Buddhism

    A Social-Psychological Exploration of the Origins of a World Religion

    By Torkel Brekke

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Why did people in North India from the 5th century BC choose to leave the world and join the sect of the Buddha? This is the first book to apply the insights of social psychology in order to understand the religious motivation of the people who constituted the early Buddhist community. It also...

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Debates on Islam and Knowledge in Malaysia and Egypt

    Shifting Worlds

    By Mona Abaza

    This book is a comparative study of the sociological field in two different Muslim societies: Malaysia and Egypt. It analyses the process of the production of 'knowledge' through the example of the modern 'Islamization of knowledge debate' and local empirical variations....

    Published April 11th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Buddhism and Human Rights
    By Wayne R. Husted, Damien Keown
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  2. Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism
    By James Stewart
    To Be Published August 12th 2015
  3. Yoga in Jainism
    Edited by Christopher Key Chapple
    To Be Published October 26th 2015
  4. Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought
    Edited by Paige Johnson Tan
    To Be Published November 30th 2015
  5. Satyagraha: The Gandhian Faith in Non-Violence
    By Jesse Van Der Valk
    To Be Published December 31st 2015

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