Books in category Philosophy – Eastern | Page 2

  • Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy

    Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy
    Oliver Leaman

    Requiring no prior knowledge of philosophy, religion or Asian cultures, this book is essential reading for students, teachers and the interested individual who wishes to gain an understanding of the philosophical basis to Asian cultural …

  • Aikido Basics

    Aikido Basics
    Phong Thong Dang, Lynn Seiser

    Get your aikido training off to a great start—from basic footwork and throws to training and demonstrations. This martial arts guide is a perfect introduction to aikido for beginners.

  • Three Streams

    Three Streams
    Philip J. Ivanhoe

    This volume addresses this misconstrual and misrepresentation of Confucianism by presenting a philosophically critical account of different Confucian thinkers and schools, across place (China, Korea, and Japan) and time (the 10th to 19th …

  • Human Nature Ritual and History

    Human Nature, Ritual, and History
    Antonio S. Cua

    In this volume, distinguished philosopher Antonio S. Cua offers a collection of original studies on Xunzi, a leading classical Confucian thinker, and on other aspects of Chinese philosophy.

  • The Authentic Confucius

    The Authentic Confucius
    Annping Chin

    In this book, Chin brings the historical Confucius within our reach, so that he can lead us into his idea of the moral and to his teachings on family and politics, culture and learning.

  • Shoninki The Secret Teachings of the Ninja

    Shoninki: The Secret Teachings of the Ninja
    Master Natori Masazumi

    The Shoninki, one of the most important of these coded manuals, was written in 1681 by Master Ninja Natori Masazumi.

  • Confucianism and the Family

    Confucianism and the Family
    Walter H. Slote, George A. De Vos

    An interdisciplinary exploration of the Confucian family in East Asia which includes historical, psychocultural, and gender studies perspectives.

  • African Political Thought

    African Political Thought
    G. Martin

    Focusing on individual political thinkers and beginning with indigenous African political thought, the book successively examines African nationalism, African socialism, populism and Marxism, Africanism and pan-Africanism, concluding with …

  • Samkara s Advaita Ved nta

    Samkara’s Advaita Vedānta
    Jacqueline Suthren Hirst

    A great Indian Vedantin brahmin, Samkara was primarily a commentator on the sacred texts of the Vedas and a teacher in the Advaitin teaching line. This book serves as an introduction to Samkara's thought which takes this as a central theme.

  • One Straw Revolutionary

    One-Straw Revolutionary
    Larry Korn

    One-Straw Revolutionary represents the first commentary on the work of the late Japanese farmer and philosopher Masanobu Fukuoka (1913 – 2008), widely considered to be natural farming’s most influential practitioner.

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