266 books for genre «Books ~~ Philosophy~~ Eastern»

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De oosterse filosofie kent een rijke geschiedenis die terug gaat tot zeker 3000 voor Christus. In dit boek wordt ingegaan op de vijf bekendste levensbeschouwingen uit de oosterse filosofie: het hindoeïsme, boeddhisme, confucianisme, taoïsme en zen. De belangrijkste kenmerken komen aan bod en ook wordt stil gestaan bij het doel van elke levensbeschouwing

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(the Way) is one of the most profound and influential of the world's spiritual traditions, and the (The Book of the Way and Its Virtue) has left its imprint on Far Eastern philosophy, art, and literature for over two thousand years. This classic of meditative insight was an important influence on Buddhist thought. Its key tenet is naturalness and simplicity, a mystical path of spontaneity and noninterference that fosters individuality and spiritual freedom. Although Taoism has declined in importance as a formal religion, its spirit of harmony and peace not only permeates art and life in the East but also continues to animate New Age consciousness in the West. This high-­quality, inexpensive edition of the authoritative Legge translation will prove invaluable to seekers of enlightenment, students of Eastern religion and thought, and general readers.

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brings classical teachings alive and helps us move our rewarding experience of yoga beyond the mat and meditation cushion and into the whole of life.

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J. Krishnamurti was one of the most influential and widely known spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. Here, he inquires with the reader into how remembering and dwelling on past events, both pleasurable and painful, give us a false sense of continuity, causing us to suffer. His instruction is to be attentive and clear in our perceptions and to meet the challenges of life directly in each new moment.

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This unusual book the second of a unique trilogy, takes you down the corridors of the past, peaking through many windows, from the beginning of civilisation, to the present time. Easton Hamilton makes a series of interesting observations daring to suggest the eastern contribution to our modern world has not been adequately acknowledged.

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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This helpful guide permits everyone to understand the Koran. It lists each word under its verbal root, grouping words without roots alphabetically, and providing numerous explanations of the text. It assists beginners in mastering some inevitable difficulties and helps more advanced readers of Arabic to resolve problems.

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Arabic Thought and Its Place in History by De Lacy O'Leary How Islamic philosophers preserved and built on ancient Hellenic ideas, and passed that legacy to the kindlers of the European Renaissance. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. This book details each of the steps along that path, identifying the Syriac writers of the late classical period as introducing Hellenic philosophy into the Middle East. The book details the growth of Islam, including the major branches such as the Shia, Sunni, and Sufi, and many minor as well, and their relation to the schools of Islamic philosophy. From the Baghdad of the Arabian Nights, we pass to Islamic Spain, where Arabic philosophy was increased by both Muslim and Jewish scholars. Finally, we see how Plato and Aristotle . . .

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This highly original work introduces the ideas and arguments of the ancient Chinese philosophies of Confucianism and Daoism to some of the most intractable social issues of modern American life, including abortion, gay marriage, and assisted suicide.­Introduces the precepts of ancient Chinese philosophers to issues they could not have anticipatedRelates Daoist and Confucian ideas to problems across the arc of modern human life, from birth to deathProvides general readers with a fascinating introduction to Chinese philosophy, and its continued relevanceOffers a fresh perspective on highly controversial American debates, including abortion, stem cell research, and assisted suicide

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This much-­cited scholarly anthology of key Theravada Buddhist documents originally appeared in 1896 as part of the renowned Harvard Oriental Series. An excellent, accessible presentation of the vast range of Pâli Buddhist literature, it was among the first English translations of the direct words of the Buddha.

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