Asian Studies: Asian Philosophy

  • Animism in Contemporary Japan: Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan book cover

    Animism in Contemporary Japan

    Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shoko Yoneyama

    ‘Postmodern animism’ first emerged in grassroots Japan in the aftermath of mercury poisoning in Minamata and the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima. Fusing critiques of modernity with intangible cultural heritages, it represents a philosophy of the life-world, where nature is a manifestation of a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
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    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Kant on Intuition: Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism book cover

    Kant on Intuition

    Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Palmquist

    Kant on Intuition: Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism consists of 20 chapters, many of which feature engagements between Kant and various Asian philosophers. Key themes include the nature of human intuition (not only as theoretical—pure, sensible, and possibly…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22
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    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Routledge Library Editions: Yoga book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Yoga

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This nine-volume set reprints valuable early works introducing the philosophy and practices of Yoga to a Western audience, and provides key analysis by some of its leading practitioners. Indian, Taoist and Buddhist yogas are examined, and their relation to the West, including Christianity.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Yoga

  • Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism in Bengal: Social Impact and Historical Implications book cover

    Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism in Bengal

    Social Impact and Historical Implications, 1st Edition

    By Joseph T. O'Connell

    Edited by Rembert Lutjeharms

    Within the broad Hindu religious tradition, there have been for millennia many subtraditions generically called Vaiṣṇava, who insist that the most appropriate mode of religious faith and experience is bhakti, or devotion, to the supreme personal deity, Viṣṇu. Caitanya Vaiṣṇavas are a community…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
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    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India: Moving the Mountains book cover

    Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India

    Moving the Mountains, 1st Edition

    By Pankaj Jain

    Scholars have long noticed a discrepancy in the way non-Western and Western peoples conceptualize the scientific and religious worlds. Non-Western traditions and communities, such as of India, are better positioned to provide an alternative to the Western dualistic thinking of separating science…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo: Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion book cover

    The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • The Goddess and the King in Indian Myth: Ring Composition, Royal Power and The Dharmic Double Helix book cover

    The Goddess and the King in Indian Myth

    Ring Composition, Royal Power and The Dharmic Double Helix, 1st Edition

    By Raj Balkaran

    The Sanskrit narrative text Devī Māhātmya, “The Greatness of The Goddess,” extols the triumphs of an all-powerful Goddess, Durgā, over universe-imperiling demons. These exploits are embedded in an intriguing frame narrative: a deposed king solicits the counsel of a forest-dwelling ascetic, who…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
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    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • The Significance of Indeterminacy: Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy book cover

    The Significance of Indeterminacy

    Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert H. Scott, Gregory S. Moss

    While indeterminacy is a recurrent theme in philosophy, less progress has been made in clarifying its significance for various philosophical and interdisciplinary contexts. This collection brings together early-career and well-known philosophers—including Graham Priest, Trish Glazebrook, Steven…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Divinizing in South Asian Traditions book cover

    Divinizing in South Asian Traditions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Dimitrova, Tatiana Oranskaia

    The issue of divinizing in South Asian traditions has not been examined before as a process involving various methods to affect the socio-cultural cognition of the community. It is therefore essential to consider the context of "divinizing" and to analyse what groups, institutions or individuals…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Martial Arts in Asia: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Martial Arts in Asia

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong, Gwang Ok

    The reawakening of Asian martial arts is a distinct example of cultural hybridity in a global setting. This book deals with history of Asian martial arts in the contexts of tradition, religion, philosophy, politics and culture. It attempts to deepen the study of martial arts studies in their…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
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    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • The Goddess in Hindu-Tantric Traditions: Devi as Corpse book cover

    The Goddess in Hindu-Tantric Traditions

    Devi as Corpse, 1st Edition

    By Anway Mukhopadhyay

    The Great Goddess, in her various puranic and tantric forms, is often figured as sitting on a corpse which is identified as Shiva-as-shava (God Shiva, the consort of the Devi and an iconic representation of the Absolute without attributes, the Nirguna Brahman). Hence, most of the existing critical…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters: The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age book cover

    Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters

    The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    Traditional Chinese philosophy, if engaged at all, is often regarded as an object of antiquated curiosity and dismissed as unimportant in the current age of globalization. Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this book, however, challenges this judgement and offers an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2018-02-23
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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