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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 41 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. 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 August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to Indian Philosophy

    Perspectives on Reality, Knowledge, and Freedom

    By Bina Gupta

    An Introduction to Indian Philosophy offers a profound yet accessible survey of the development of India’s philosophical tradition. Beginning with the formation of Brahmanical, Jaina, Materialist, and Buddhist traditions, Bina Gupta guides the reader through the classical schools of Indian thought,...

    Published August 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Taoism

    2-Volume Set

    Edited by Fabrizio Pregadio

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Taoism provides comprehensive coverage of Taoist religion, thought and history, reflecting the current state of Taoist scholarship. It contains hundreds of entries authored by an international body of experts which cover areas such as schools and traditions, texts,...

    Published June 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Buddhist Studies from India to America

    Essays in Honor of Charles S. Prebish

    Edited by Damien Keown

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue. These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and...

    Published September 12th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Daoism in History

    Essays in Honour of Liu Ts'un-yan

    Edited by Benjamin Penny

    Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism

    Over the last decade there has been a marked increase in the study of Daoism especially in Japan, China and the West, with a new generation of scholars broadening our understanding of the religion. Including contributions from the foremost scholars in the field, Daoism in History presents...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Confucian Studies

    Edited by Xinzhong Yao, Tu Weiming

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Philosophy

    It is difficult, if not totally impossible, to define what we call ‘Confucianism’ in terms of any of the disciplines we are used to in the West, and contemporary scholars tend to see it as a historical and yet living tradition containing elements of philosophy, religion, politics, morality, and...

    Published August 4th 2010 by Routledge

  10. M. N. Roy

    Marxism and Colonial Cosmopolitanism

    By Kris Manjapra

    Series: Pathfinders

    This is a work of South Asian intellectual history written from a transnational perspective and based on the life and work of M.N. Roy, one of India’s most formidable Marxist intellectuals. Swadeshi revolutionary, co-founder of the Mexican Communist Party, member of the Communist International...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge India