Philosophy: Eastern Philosophy

  • Buddhism, Ethics, and the Good Life: A Comparative Introduction book cover

    Buddhism, Ethics, and the Good Life

    A Comparative Introduction

    By Bradford Cokelet

    Buddhism contains many important and novel ethical ideas and arguments, from the centrality of suffering to the ideas of the 'no-self' and rebirth. It also includes ideas shared with certain Western ethical theories, such as the importance of character and moral knowledge. However, the two…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Yoga book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Yoga

    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 – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Yoga

  • Confucius and the Modern World book cover

    Confucius and the Modern World

    By Lai Chen

    This book represents the cutting edge of theoretical works on Confucianism. Starting from Confucianism’s comeback in modern China and ending with the proposal of the new philosophical concept of “multiple universality” in the face of the world culture, the author conducts an in-depth analysis and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • The Dao of Translation: An East-West Dialogue book cover

    The Dao of Translation

    An East-West Dialogue

    By Douglas Robinson

    The Dao of Translation sets up an East-West dialogue on the nature of language and translation, and specifically on the "unknown forces" that shape the act of translation. To that end it mobilizes two radically different readings of the Daodejing (formerly romanized as the Tao Te Ching): the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

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

    Kant on Intuition

    Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism

    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 – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Eastern Philosophy: The Basics book cover

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Victoria S. Harrison

    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 offered by a range of eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, the main Buddhist and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Eliminativism, Objects, and Persons: The Virtues of Non-Existence book cover

    Eliminativism, Objects, and Persons

    The Virtues of Non-Existence

    By Jiri Benovsky

    In Eliminativism, Objects, and Persons, Jiri Benovsky defends the view that he doesn't exist. In this book, he also defends the view that this book itself doesn't exist. But this did not prevent him to write the book, and although in Benovsky's view you don't exist either, this does not prevent you…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Zen Insight, Psychoanalytic Action: Two Arrows Meeting book cover

    Zen Insight, Psychoanalytic Action

    Two Arrows Meeting

    By Seiso Paul Cooper

    Drawing from original source material, contemporary scholarship, and Wilfred Bion’s psychoanalytic writings, Zen Insight, Psychoanalytic Action: Two Arrows Meeting introduces the Zen notion of "gūjin," or total exertion, and elaborates a realizational perspective that integrates Zen Buddhism and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy book cover

    Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Olle Qvarnström

    Interest in Indian religion and comparative philosophy has increased in recent years, but despite this the study of Jaina philosophy is still in its infancy. This book looks at the role of philosophy in Jaina tradition, and its significance within the general developments in Indian philosophy.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • A Kaleidoscopic View of Chinese Philosophy of Education book cover

    A Kaleidoscopic View of Chinese Philosophy of Education

    Edited by Ruyu Hung

    This book breaks the stereotype that links Chinese philosophy solely to Confucianism, instead providing a kaleidoscopic view of Chinese philosophy of education. The contributors explore a variety of issues, including the journey of modernisation (or Westernisation) of China’s education between the&…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • The Confucian Concept of Learning: Revisited for East Asian Humanistic Pedagogies book cover

    The Confucian Concept of Learning

    Revisited for East Asian Humanistic Pedagogies

    Edited by Duck-Joo Kwak, Morimichi Kato, Ruyu Hung

    What does the Confucian heritage mean to modern East Asian education today? Is it invalid and outdated, or an irreplaceable cultural resource for an alternative approach to education? And to what extent can we recover the humanistic elements of the Confucian tradition of education for use in world…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers book cover

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers reveals how great philosophers of the past sought to answer the question of the meaning of life. This edited collection includes thirty-five chapters which each focus on a major philosophical figure, from Confucius to Rorty, and that imaginatively…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

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