Philosophy: Eastern Philosophy

  • Education between Speech and Writing: Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction book cover

    Education between Speech and Writing

    Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Ruyu Hung

    This unique book explores how graphocentrism affects Chinese education and culture. It moves away from the contemporary educational practices in China of following the Western model of phonocentrism, to demonstrate that each perspective interacts and counteracts with each other, creating a dialogue…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    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, 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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Order Wars and Floating Balance: How the Rising Powers Are Reshaping Our Worldview in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Order Wars and Floating Balance

    How the Rising Powers Are Reshaping Our Worldview in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Herberg-Rothe, Key-young Son

    A sense of order has irreversibly retreated at the turn of the twenty-first century with the rise of such ancient civilizations as China and India and the militant resurgence of Islamic groups. The United States and like-minded states want to maintain the once-dominant international and global…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Consciousness in Jung and Patañjali book cover

    Consciousness in Jung and Patañjali

    1st Edition

    By Leanne Whitney

    The East-West dialogue increasingly seeks to compare and clarify contrasting views on the nature of consciousness. For the Eastern liberatory models, where a nondual view of consciousness is primary, the challenge lies in articulating how consciousness and the manifold contents of consciousness are…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

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

    The Dao of Translation

    An East-West Dialogue, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

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

    Zen Insight, Psychoanalytic Action

    Two Arrows Meeting, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers book cover

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers

    1st Edition

    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

  • Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy book cover

    Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Ethics of Ordinary Technology book cover

    The Ethics of Ordinary Technology

    1st Edition

    By Michel Puech

    Technology is even more than our world, our form of life, our civilization. Technology interacts with the world to change it. Philosophers need to seriously address the fluidity of a smartphone interface, the efficiency of a Dyson vacuum cleaner, or the familiar noise of an antique vacuum cleaner.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics: Rethinking the Nonhuman book cover

    Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics

    Rethinking the Nonhuman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Dalal, Chloë Taylor

    To date, philosophical discussions of animal ethics and Critical Animal Studies have been dominated by Western perspectives and Western thinkers. This book makes a novel contribution to animal ethics in showing the range and richness of ideas offered to these fields by diverse Asian traditions.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Hinduism and Environmental Ethics: Law, Literature, and Philosophy book cover

    Hinduism and Environmental Ethics

    Law, Literature, and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Christopher G. Framarin

    This book argues that the standard arguments for and against the claim that certain Hindu texts and traditions attribute direct moral standing to animals and plants are unconvincing. It presents careful, extensive, and original interpretations of passages from the Manusmrti (law), the Mahābhārata (…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

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