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Waking, Dreaming, Being

by Evan Thompson & Stephen Batchelor

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian...

Between East and West

by Luce Irigaray & Stephen Pluhácek

With this book we see a philosopher well steeped in the Western tradition thinking through ancient Eastern disciplines, meditating on what it means to learn to breathe, and urging us all at the dawn of a new...

The Resurrected Skeleton

by Wilt Idema

The early Chinese text Master Zhuang (Zhuangzi) is well known for its relativistic philosophy and colorful anecdotes. In the work, Zhuang Zhou ca. 300 B.C.E.) dreams that he is a butterfly and wonders, upon...

Translating Totality in Parts

by Guo Cheen

Translating Totality in Parts offers an annotated translation of two of preeminent Chinese Tang dynasty monk Chengguan’s most revered masterpieces. With this book, Chengguan’s Commentaries to the Avatamsaka...

Confucian Analects, The Great Learning & The Doctrine of the Mean

by Confucius & James Legge

Central to the study of Chinese civilization at its widest extension is the thought of the great sage K'ung, usually known in the West by the Latinized form of his name, Confucius. His works form the core of...

An Introduction to Daoist Philosophies

by Steve Coutinho

Steve Coutinho explores in detail the fundamental concepts of Daoist thought as represented in three early texts: the Laozi, the Zhuangzi, and the Liezi. Readers interested in philosophy yet unfamiliar with...

Great Accomplishment

by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Orgyen Topgyal Rinpoche, Lama Putsi & Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche

The Vajrayana system of Tibetan Buddhism has many techniques, few difficulties and is meant for people of higher capabilities. Because each of us possesses the enlightened essence, when many people participate...

Justice, Humanity and Social Toleration

by Xunwu Chen

Justice, Humanity and Social Toleration develops the concept of normative justice as setting human affairs right in accordance with the principles of human rights, human goods, and human bonds. Defending the...

Introduction to Eastern Thought

by Marietta Stepaniants

Marietta Stepaniants' introductory text allows a distinctively Eastern way of thinking to come forth. Four interpretive essays open the book showing how Indian, Chinese and Islamic traditions responded to these...

Ethical Questions

by Bina Gupta

Ethical Questions: East and West is an anthology of source material from various Eastern and Western traditions, addressing fundamental and enduring questions in moral philosophy. It is intended for use in undergraduate...

Jouissance as Ananda

by Ashmita Khasnabish

Jouissance as Ananda seeks to resolve the often-problematic Western concept of the ego by proposing a cross-cultural theory of consciousness that draws on Indian philosophy. Author Ashmita Khasnabish begins...

East and West

by Seyed Javad Miri

This book is an analysis of an Iranian philosopher’s engagement with a British philosopher. The author compares the ideas of these philosophers within the context of European and Iranian intellectual traditions....

Fragments of Reality

by Petri Kajander

Fragments of Reality is a Zen-like modern version of insights that Bankei, Huang Po and others have said from ancient times.

Kajander uses Ramana Maharshi’s Who am I –method to enquire into the inner world...

Nietzsche's Epic of the Soul

by T. K. Seung

Thus Spoke Zarathustra is Nietzsche's most problematic text. There appears to be no thematic connection between its four Parts and numerous sections. To make it even worse, the book contains a number of thematic...

Bhakti and Philosophy

by R. Raj Singh

Bhakti is a remarkable feature and tendency of human existence having to do with one's devoted involvement with a person, object, deity, or creative project. In Bhakti and Philosophy, R. Raj Singh traces the...

Essential Chan Buddhism

by Guo Jun, Kenneth Wapner & Robert Thurman

Essential Chan Buddhism is the rare unearthing of an ancient and remarkable Chinese spiritual tradition. Master Guo Jun speaks through hard-won wisdom on Chan's spiritual themes familiar to Western readers,...

25 Prophets of Islam

by Irfan Alli

Ever wondered who is a prophet, and if there is a connection between the work of one prophet and another? This book explains the role of a prophet and the relationship between the work of one prophet and another...

Living Zen Happy Life

by Dharma Master Hsin Tao

Three Vehicles (Yanas), One Dharma - read this book to feel and enjoy the genuine essence, core spirit and totality of the Buddhadharma! Although the writings collected here are not some word-by-word translation...

Rumi In Rhyme

by Noubary,Reza

"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the wodd.

Today I am wise, so I am changing myself."


Rumi, born in 1207, is often compared to Shakespeare for his outpouring of creativity. Today he is recognized...

A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy

by Steven M. Emmanuel

A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy is the most comprehensive single volume on the subject available; it offers the very latest scholarship to create a wide-ranging survey of the most important ideas, problems,...