Everyday Tao: Living with Balance and Harmony by Ming-Dao Deng

By Ming-Dao Deng

Essential for all those that are looking to comprise Taoist knowledge into their daily lives, this significant other to Deng Ming-Dao's renowned 365 Tao exhibits readers find out how to reside in concord with nature, others, and their normal selves. Fifteen sections handle key concerns encountered in religious development and provide transparent, particular instructions on bringing the Taoist spirit into paintings, relationships, and all facets of way of life. Line drawings.

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The Craft of a Chinese Commentator: Wang Bi on the Laozi by Rudolf G. Wagner

By Rudolf G. Wagner

A scientific examine of Wang Bi's (226-249) remark at the Laozi, this publication presents the 1st systematic learn of a chinese language commentator's scholarly craft and introduces a hugely subtle chinese language manner of examining the Taoist vintage, one who differs significantly from Western interpretations.

The Laozi has been translated into Western languages 1000's of occasions during the last 2 hundred years. It has turn into the booklet of chinese language philosophy most generally liked for its philosophical intensity and lyrical shape. however, little or no awareness has been paid to the best way this e-book used to be learn in China. This booklet introduces the reader to a hugely refined chinese language means of interpreting this Taoist vintage, a manner that differs significantly from the various translations of the Laozi to be had within the West.

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All Else Is Bondage: Non-Volitional Living by Wei Wu Wei

By Wei Wu Wei

These thirty-four strong essays, in response to Taoist and Buddhist notion, represent a consultant to what the writer calls “non-volitional living”—the old realizing that our efforts to understand our precise nature are futile. Wei Wu Wei explains those venerable non secular traditions within the context of recent event, utilizing wit and significant precision to show their profound perception into the very nature of lifestyles. This crucial Zen Buddhist vintage, reissued after a long time of unavailability, completes the gathering of 8 volumes by means of the masterful, elusive Wei Wu Wei

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Whose Tradition? Which DAO?: Confucius and Wittgenstein on by James F. Peterman

By James F. Peterman

Considers the remarkable similarities among the concept of Confucius and Wittgenstein.

In an incisive paintings of comparative philosophy, James F. Peterman considers the similarities among early chinese language ethicist Confucius and mid-twentieth century thinker Ludwig Wittgenstein. Their enduring legacies relaxation in no small half on tasks to revive humanity to fit methods of residing and pondering. Confucius bargains a mode of answering moral questions designed to get his interlocutors extra alongside at the Dao, the trail of correct dwelling. suffering from his personal kinds of bad philosophical confusion, Wittgenstein presents a style of philosophical treatment designed to assist one come into contract with norms embedded in our types of lifestyles and speech. Highlighting similarities among the 2 philosophers, Peterman indicates how Wittgensteinian critique can take advantage of Confucian inquiry and the way Confucian perform can make the most of Wittgensteinian investigations. in addition, in providing the way to comprehend Confucius’s Dao as concrete language video games and different types of lifestyles, and Wittgenstein’s healing interventions because the such a lot becoming philosophical orientation towards early Confucian ethics, Peterman bargains Western thinkers a brand new, refined knowing of Confucius as a philosopher.

James F. Peterman is Professor of Philosophy and Director of group Engagement at Sewanee: The college of the South. he's the writer of Philosophy as remedy: An Interpretation and safeguard of Wittgenstein’s Later Philosophical Project, additionally released by way of SUNY Press.

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Historical Dictionary of Sikhism by Louis E. Fenech, W. H. McLeod

By Louis E. Fenech, W. H. McLeod

Sikhism lines its beginnings to Guru Nanak, who used to be born in 1469 and died in 1538 or 1539. With the lifetime of Guru Nanak the account of the Sikh religion starts off, all Sikhs acknowledging him as their founder. Sikhism has lengthy been a little-understood faith and till lately they resided virtually solely in northwest India. this day the complete variety of Sikhs is nearly twenty million around the globe. a few million dwell outdoor India, constituting an important minority within the uk, Canada, and the USA. lots of them are hugely noticeable, fairly the lads, who put on beards and turbans, they usually clearly allure awareness of their new nations of domicile.

This 3rd version of Historical Dictionary of Sikhism covers its heritage via a chronology, an introductory essay, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over a thousand cross-referenced entries on key people, organisations, the rules, precepts and practices of the faith in addition to the heritage, tradition and social preparations. This publication is a superb entry aspect for college students, researchers, and an individual eager to recognize extra approximately Sikhism.

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Transcending the Speed of Light: Consciousness, Quantum by Ph.D. Seifer Marc, Ph.D. Krippner Stanley

By Ph.D. Seifer Marc, Ph.D. Krippner Stanley

A research of the recent clinical figuring out of attention and the brain as a 5th measurement of truth

• Introduces the life of a 5th dimension--one of mind--an internal- or hyperspace the place time is transcended

• indicates how the barrier of the rate of sunshine is absolutely a gateway demarking the 5th size

Since the creation of Descartes’ dualism within the 17th century, the brain and the actual international were considered as disconnected entities. but features of brain resembling knowledge, useful motion, association, layout, or even decision-making are current in the constitution of topic and in the dimensions of area and time.

The space-time continuum of scientists often ignores the world of the brain, even though phenomena comparable to imaginary numbers, utilized by Einstein to mix house with time, are ideas that in simple terms exist within the brain. Marc Seifer contends that the inadequacy of 4-dimensional versions to account for our adventure of psychological phenomena issues to the recognition of the brain as a better organizing precept, a 5th measurement the place concepts are as genuine and quantifiable as our universal actual global. He exhibits that simply because notion permits us to maneuver from side to side via time--reflecting at the prior and planning for the future--this 5th measurement of brain breaks the legislation of relativity, thereby transcending the rate of sunshine. His wide examine of this 5th measurement levels from relativity and ether idea to precognition, telepathy, and synchronicity, all from the point of view of the unsleeping universe.

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