Philosophy: Eastern Philosophy

  • Chinese Theology and Translation: The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing book cover

    Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    In the Early Qing Dynasty, the Jesuit Figurists claimed the Yijing (the Book of Changes) as a precious treasure and treated it as bridging the gap between Christianity and Chinese civilization. The Yijing was viewed as preserving relics of this pure, true religion. This book analyses the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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    Chinese Philosophy

    Edited by Bo Mou

    Chinese philosophy has been shaped over the last 3000 years by various movements, schools of philosophical thought, philosophical ways of thinking and their thinkers. The rich resources of Chinese philosophy and their value and significance to the common philosophical enterprise, especially to the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in 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 – 2018-08-30 
    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 – 2018-07-26 
    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 – 2018-06-06 
    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

  • 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

    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
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy book cover

    Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

    By David Elstein

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Asian Philosophies book cover

    Asian Philosophies

    7th Edition

    By John M. Koller

    With an inside view from an expert in the field and a clear and engaging writing style, Asian Philosophies, Seventh Edition invites students and professors to think along with the great minds of the Asian traditions. Eminent scholar and teacher John M. Koller has devoted his life to understanding…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

1Series in Eastern Philosophy

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