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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 39 new and published books in the subject of Eastern Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Confucian Reflections

    Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

    By Philip J Ivanhoe

    Confucian Reflections: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times is about the early Chinese Confucian classic the "Analects" Lunyu, attributed to the founder of the Confucian tradition, Kongzi (551-479 bce) and who is more commonly referred to as "Confucius" in the West. Philip J. Ivanhoe argues that the...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Virtue Ethics and Confucianism

    Edited by Stephen Angle, Michael Slote

    This volume presents the fruits of an extended dialogue among American and Chinese philosophers concerning the relations between virtue ethics and the Confucian tradition. Based on recent advances in English-language scholarship on and translation of Confucian philosophy, the book demonstrates...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West

    Between Mind and Body

    Edited by Geoffrey Samuel, Jay Johnston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Subtle-body practices are found particularly in Indian, Indo-Tibetan and East Asian societies, but have become increasingly familiar in Western societies, especially through the various healing and yogic techniques and exercises associated with them. This book explores subtle-body practices from a...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Classical Vaisesika in Indian Philosophy

    On Knowing and What is to Be Known

    By ShashiPrabha Kumar

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Vaisesika is one of the six systems of Hindu philosophy. It represents a pluralistic realism and is usually held to be an atomistic, metaphysical theory. This book explores the basic tenets of the Vaisesika classical school of Indian philosophy from a new perspective. It argues that it reveals an...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. China on the Mind

    By Christopher Bollas

    Several thousand years ago Indo-European culture diverged into two ways of thinking; one went West, the other East. Tracing their differences, Christopher Bollas examines how these mentalities are now converging once again, notably in the practice of psychoanalysis. Creating a freely associated...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

    By Victoria S. Harrison

    Series: The Basics

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers

    By Diané Collinson, Dr Robert Wilkinson, Robert Wilkinson

    These are questions to which oriental thinkers have given a wide range of philosophical answers that are intellectually and imaginatively stimulating. Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers is a succinctly informative introduction to the thought of thirty-five important figures in the Chinese, Indian,...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Moral Exemplars in the Analects

    The Good Person is That

    By Amy Olberding

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this study, Olberding proposes a new theoretical model for reading the Analects. Her thesis is that the moral sensibility of the text derives from an effort to conceptually capture and articulate the features seen in exemplars, exemplars that are identified and admired pre-theoretically and thus...

    Published August 24th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Buddhist Moral Philosophy: An Introduction
    By Christopher W. Gowans
    To Be Published July 28th 2014
  2. History of Chinese Philosophy
    Edited by Bo Mou
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  3. Philosophy and the Martial Arts: Engagement
    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  4. Emptiness Appraised: A Critical Study of Nagarjuna's Philosophy
    By David F. Burton
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  5. Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy
    Edited by Peter Fluegel, Olle Qvarnstroem
    To Be Published January 31st 2015

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