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  1. Buddhist Phenomenology

    A Philosophical Investigation of Yogacara Buddhism and the Ch'eng Wei-shih Lun

    By Dan Lusthaus

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    A richly complex study of the Yogacara tradition of Buddhism, divided into five parts: the first on Buddhism and phenomenology, the second on the four basic models of Indian Buddhist thought, the third on karma, meditation and epistemology, the fourth on the Trimsika and its translations, and...

    Published August 21st 2002 by Routledge

  2. In Defense of Dharma

    Just-War Ideology in Buddhist Sri Lanka

    By Tessa J. Bartholomeusz

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This is the first book to examine war and violence in Sri Lanka through the lens of cross-cultural studies on just-war tradition and theory. In a study that is textual, historical and anthropological, it is argued that the ongoing Sinhala-Tamil conflict is in actual practice often justified by a...

    Published August 21st 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Religious Traditions of Asia

    Religion, History, and Culture, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joseph Kitagawa

    This essential student textbook consists of seventeen sections, all written by leading scholars in their different fields. They cover all the religious traditions of Southwest Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Tibet, and East Asia. The major traditions that are described and discussed are (from...

    Published July 24th 2002 by Routledge

  4. North Korea under Communism

    Report of an Envoy to Paradise

    By Cornell Erik

    After the collapse of the Soviet world, North Korea alone has continued on the rigid communist way, in spite of its economic consequences leading the state beyond ruin to famine. What are the reasons behind this peculiar choice of direction? Why did the leaders in Pyongyang pursue a policy...

    Published July 10th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Making of Modern Korea

    By Adrian Buzo

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This fully updated second edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in placing emphasis on Korea’s regional and geographical context, through which Buzo analyzes the influence of bigger and more...

    Published March 6th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Buddhist Suttas

    By F. Max Muller

    This is a subset of F. Max Mullers great collection The Sacred Books of the East which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated...

    Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Buddhist Mahayana Texts

    By E.B. Cowell, F. Max Muller, J. Takakusu

    This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in...

    Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Buddhism and Deconstruction

    Towards a Comparative Semiotics

    By Dr Youxuan Wang, Wang Youxuan

    This is a semiotic study of a corpus of texts that Kumârajîva (344-413 CE), Paramârtha (499~569 CE) and Xuanzang (599~664 CE) transmitted from India to China, featuring a critical reading of the Dazhidu Lun (T1509, Mahâ-Prajñâpâramitâ-upadeúa-Úâstra), San Wuxing Lun (T1617, Try-asvabhâva-prakara.na...

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  9. State Formation in Korea

    Emerging Elites

    By Gina Barnes

    Series: Durham East Asia Series

    This volume brings together for the first time a significant body of Professor Barnes' scholarly writing on early Korean state formation, integrated so that successive topics form a coherent overview of the problems and solutions in peninsular state formation....

    Published January 24th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Buddhist Ethics

    By Damien Keown

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This innovative volume brings together the views of leading scholars on a range of controversial subjects including human rights, animal rights, ecology, abortion, euthanasia, and contemporary business practice....

    Published June 21st 2000 by Routledge