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  • Advaita Epistemology and Metaphysics

    An Outline of Indian Non-Realism, 1st Edition

    By Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Based on original translations of passages from the works of three major thinkers of the classical Indian school of Advaita (Sankara, Vacaspati and Sri Harsa), but addressing issues found in Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein and contemporary analytic philosophers, this book argues for a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Theology of Ramanuja

    Realism and Religion, 1st Edition

    By C. J. Bartley

    This is the first attempt to understand Ramanuja in the context of his religious and philosophical tradition. It is the only work which establishes his indebtedness to his immediate predecessor Yamuna and which identifies his actual opponents. It is accordingly a contribution to the wider history…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Muslims and Missionaries in Pre-Mutiny India

    1st Edition

    By Avril Ann Powell

    Focuses on the period leading up to the Indian Mutiny of 1857.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Religion and Public Culture

    Encounters and Identities in Modern South India, 1st Edition

    By Keith E. Yandell Keith E. Yandell, John J. Paul

    The last two centuries have witnessed profound changes in the nature of public consciousness. Nowhere has this been more true than in India, especially in relation to changing cultures of public life and religious tradition in South India. Essays in this collection attempt to explore the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Altruism and Reality

    Studies in the Philosophy of the Bodhicaryavatara, 1st Edition

    By Paul Williams

    Brings together Paul Williams' previously published papers on the Indian and Tibetan interpretations of selected verses from the eighth and ninth chapters of the Bodhicaryavatara.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Developments in Australian Buddhism

    Facets of the Diamond, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Spuler

    This book examines the adaptation of Buddhism to the Australian sociocultural context. To gain insight into this process of cross-cultural adaptation, issues arising in the development of Diamond Sangha Zen Buddhist groups (one of the largest Zen lineages in the West) in Australia are…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Islam in the Era of Globalization

    Muslim Attitudes towards Modernity and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Meuleman

    Globalization, modernity and identity are fundamental issues in contemporary Islam and Islamic Studies. This collection of essays reflects the wide diversity that characterises contemporary Islamic Studies. The case studies cover regions stretching from China and Southeast Asia to diaspora…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • La Renovation du Shi'isme Ismaelien En Inde Et Au Pakistan

    D'apres les Ecrits et les Discours de Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan, 1st Edition

    By Michel Boivin

    This French-language book is the first to propose a scientific approach to the Aga Khan's religious thought, placing it in its proper perspective by revealing how the Aga Khan responded to contemporary challenges. It will be of interest to both students and scholars of history, orientalism and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Empty Vision

    Metaphor and Visionary Imagery in Mahayana Buddhism, 1st Edition

    By David McMahan

    Visual metaphors in a number of Mahayana sutras construct a discourse in which visual perception serves as a model for knowledge and enlightenment. In the Perfection of Wisdom (Prajnaparamita) and other Mahayana literature, immediate access to reality is symbolized by vision and set in opposition…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Religious Giving and the Invention of Karma in Theravada Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By James Egge

    Demonstrates that Buddhists appropriated the practice, vocabulary, and ideology of sacrifice from Vedic religion, and discusses the relationship of this sacrificial discourse to ideas of karma in the Pali canon and in early Buddhism.…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Christian Missions and the Enlightenment

    1st Edition

    By Brian Stanley

    Addresses the nature of the influence of the European Enlightenment on the beliefs and practice of the Protestant missionaries who went to Asia and Africa from the mid-eighteenth century onwards, particularly British missions and the formative role of the Scottish Enlightenment on their thinking.…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Sikh Religion, Culture and Ethnicity

    1st Edition

    By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair, Christopher Shackle

    This book brings together new approaches to the study of Sikh religion, culture and ethnicity being pursued in the diaspora by Sikh academics in western universities in Britain and North America. An important aspect of the volume is the diversity of topics that are engaged - including film and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

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