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The Essentials of Indian Philosophy by M. Hiriyanna

By M. Hiriyanna

This article offers a concise, hooked up account of Indian philosophy. An introductory bankruptcy summarizes Vedic faith and philosophy, then Indian concept is taken into account in chapters dealing respectively with the early post-Vedic interval and the age of the platforms. a short historic survey accompanies each one common department of the topic, as well as an exposition of its concept of data, ontology and functional educating. A thesaurus of Sanskrit phrases and a subject matter index are supplied.

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The Political Philosophy of Zhang Taiyan: The Resistance of by Viren Murthy

By Viren Murthy

Zhang Taiyan (1868-1936) is known for being one of many first thinkers in China to advertise revolution within the early 20th century. students have addressed Zhang's progressive and nationalist suggestion, yet until eventually this paintings there has no longer been any sustained engagement with Zhang's Buddhist writings which aimed to appreciate and criticize the area from the point of view of realization. those philosophical works are major simply because they exemplify how, as chinese language intellectuals entered the worldwide capitalist global, they consistently attempted to discover assets to create an alternate. because the writer argues within the end, this wish to create an alternative choice to capitalism remained all through 20th century China and keeps this day within the works of serious intellectuals similar to Wang Hui. therefore this paintings is necessary not just to appreciate our previous, yet to wish for a greater destiny.

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Ego, Attachment and Liberation by Lama Yeshe

By Lama Yeshe

In 1975, Lama Yeshe undertook his so much vast foreign educating journey, being at the highway for almost 9 months. in this time he gave many and sundry teachings, some of that have already been released in turning into your individual Therapist, Make Your brain an Ocean and The peaceable Stillness of the Silent Mind.This publication comprises the lessons and meditations Lama gave at a five-day retreat he led close to Melbourne, Australia, which he brought by means of saying:"Whether or no longer this five-day meditation direction turns into invaluable is as much as you; it depends upon your individual brain. it isn't a lama factor; i am not going to carry you to enlightenment during this couple of minutes. rather than having too many expectancies of the lama, it is larger that you simply generate a natural motivation for being the following. expectancies reason psychological difficulties; rather than being optimistic, they turn into negative..."If over the following 5 days you can start to acknowledge the truth of your personal nature, this meditation path may have been necessary. as a result, devote your activities in this time to researching internal freedom via spotting the destructive features of your individual out of control mind."In line with Lama's intentions, this ebook is devoted to the awakening of internal freedom in the minds of its readers and all different sentient beings.

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Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy by Stephen R. Palmquist

By Stephen R. Palmquist

Authors from around the world unite in order to domesticate discussion among Asian and Western philosophy. The papers forge a brand new, East-West comparative course in general diversity of concerns in Kant stories. the concept that of personhood, the most important for either traditions, serves as a springboard to deal with concerns reminiscent of wisdom acquisition and schooling, ethics and self-identity, religious/political group development, and cross-cultural realizing. Edited via Stephen Palmquist, founding father of the Hong Kong Philosophy Caf?? and popular for either his Kant services and his devotion to fostering philosophical discussion, the publication provides chosen and remodeled papers from the 1st ever Kant Congress in Hong Kong, held in might 2009. between others the individuals are Patricia Kitcher (New York urban, USA), G??nther Wohlfahrt (Wuppertal, Germany), Cheng Chung-ying (Hawaii, USA), Sammy Xie Xia-ling (Shanghai, China), Lau Chong-fuk (Hong Kong), Anita Ho (Vancouver/Kelowna, Canada), Ellen Zhang (Hong Kong), Pong Wen-berng (Taipei, Taiwan), Simon Xie Shengjian (Melbourne, Australia), Makoto Suzuki (Aichi, Japan), Kiyoshi Himi (Mie, Japan), Park Chan-Goo (Seoul, South Korea), Chong Chaeh-yun (Seoul, South Korea), Mohammad Raayat Jahromi (Tehran, Iran), Mohsen Abhari Javadi (Qom, Iran), Soraj Hongladarom (Bangkok, Thailand), Ruchira Majumdar (Kolkata, India), A.T. Nuyen (Singapore), Stephen Palmquist (Hong Kong), Christian Wenzel (Taipei, Taiwan), Mario Wenning (Macau).

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Shakespeare in Transition: Political Appropriations in the by M. Kostihová

By M. Kostihová

Utilizing themed functionality experiences and wide interviews with theatre professionals, this booklet explores how Shakespeare's 'cultural capital' has been evoked within the reinvention of a post-communist country opposed to a backdrop of political tensions surrounding the ascendance of principal and jap Europe to the ecu Union.

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The Orient, the Liberal Movement, and the Eastern Crisis of by P. E. Caquet

By P. E. Caquet

This publication specializes in the japanese trouble of 1839-41, heavily interpreting the 1st example of coordinated Western intervention within the center East throughout the glossy period. Readers can discover themes reminiscent of how tradition, household politics, and beliefs formed international relations during this landmark trouble, and the significance position performed via faith - together with, along mainstream Christianity, the Protestant Zionist circulate. hugely informative and completely researched, this ebook means that the japanese situation - and its linked diplomatic and armed forces efforts - marked the 1st of many modern-era makes an attempt to “improve” the quarter by way of moulding it in a Western snapshot, delivering students with a brand new standpoint in this interval of history.

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A Stanislaw Lem Reader by Peter Swirski

By Peter Swirski

A sequence of interviews and important dialogues with the past due Stanislaw Lem whose writings were translated into over forty languages and feature offered over 35 million copies. in the event you simply understand him as a novelist, A Stanislaw Lem Reader is a superb advent to Lem's philosophy, clinical hypothesis, literary feedback, and social idea, whereas closing completely available to readers strange with any of his works.

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