Japanese Philosphy Products

  • Animism in Contemporary Japan

    Voices for the Anthropocene from post-Fukushima Japan

    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 – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • 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 – 2018-09-12 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Historical Sociology of Japanese Martial Arts

    By Raul Sanchez Garcia

    This is the first long-term analysis of the development of Japanese martial arts, connecting ancient martial traditions with the martial arts practised today. The Historical Sociology of Japanese Martial Arts captures the complexity of the emergence and development of martial traditions within the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Limits of Westernization

    American and East Asian Intellectuals Create Modernity, 1860 – 1960

    By Jon Thares Davidann

    The rise of East Asia from the ashes of World War II in the late twentieth century has led to searching questions about the role the region will play in the world. The possibility that China will overtake the United States as a super power suggests the twenty-first century could become an Asian…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Republicanism in Northeast Asia

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Leigh Jenco

    As rapid economic development brings increasing uncertainty in East Asia, interest in a new version of republicanism, termed iscalled neo-Roman republicanism, is growing across the region. Conceptualized as liberty as non-domination, this new form of republicanism has inspired not only Western but…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • Excavating the Power of Memory in Japan

    Edited by Glenn D Hook

    Excavating the power of memory offers a succinct examination of how memory is constructed, embedded and disseminated in contemporary Japanese society. The unique range and perspective of this collection will provide an understanding not found elsewhere. It starts with a lucid introduction of how…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • Philosophy and the Martial Arts

    Engagement

    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

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