By Luce Irigaray
"A prime thinker steeped within the Western culture explores historic japanese disciplines, meditating on what it potential to benefit to respire: the result's a strong problem to find the relevance of indigenous Asian philosophy to our lives. in response to Luce Irigaray, yogic culture grants an essential hyperlink among the current and eternity, permitting us to reexamine and reenvision the patriarchal traditions of the West. missing own event with yoga or different japanese non secular practices, the Western philosophers who've attempted to handle Hindu and Buddhist teachings -- fairly Schopenhauer -- have usually long gone off beam. Incorporating her own adventure with yoga into her provocative philosophical pondering on sexual distinction, Luce Irigaray proposes a brand new means of realizing individuation and group within the modern international. via returning to basic human stories -- respiring and the actual fact of sexual distinction -- she reveals a manner out of the never-ending sociologizing abstractions of a lot modern proposal to reconsider questions of race, ethnicity, and globalization. ebook jacket."--Jacket. Read more...
By Catherine Ludvik
This can be a interesting depiction of the transformation of the Indian riverine goddess from the manuscript-carrying vina-player to the Buddhist weapon-wielding defender of the Dharma. Drawing on Sanskrit and chinese language textual resources, in addition to Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist artwork ancient representations, this booklet lines the conceptual and iconographic improvement of the riverine goddess of data Sarasvati from a while after 1750 B.C.E. to the 7th century C.E. throughout the examine of chinese language translations of not extant Sanskrit models of the Buddhist Sutra of Golden gentle the writer sheds mild on Sarasvati's interactions with different Indian goddess cults and their effect on each other.
By James Miller
Spanning the centuries and crossing the globe, this attractive creation covers every little thing Daoist, from the faith of the ancients to twenty first century T'ai Chi and meditation. whole with a timeline of Daoist heritage and an entire word list, this can turn out priceless to scholars, and an individual who needs to benefit extra in regards to the origins and nature of a profound culture, and approximately its position and relevance in our fast-moving twenty first century lifestyles.
By Ming-Dao Deng
A must have for all those that are looking to contain Taoist knowledge into their daily lives, this significant other to Deng Ming-Dao's well known 365 Tao indicates readers tips to stay in concord with nature, others, and their common selves. Fifteen sections tackle key concerns encountered in religious development and supply transparent, particular instructions on bringing the Taoist spirit into paintings, relationships, and all facets of way of life. Line drawings.
By Steven Wesley Ramey
This multi-sited ethnography considers the impression of contested definitions at the studies and representations of Sindhi Hindus. Ramey acknowledges how the dominant definitions of Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism problem groups who defy such understandings and analyzes the methods Sindhi Hindus have validated their unconventional practices and historical past within the context in their diaspora. through reading concrete examples of the construction of a background within the context of migration, this ebook considers the consequences of representations of religions for Sindhi Hindus and different related groups.
By Sherry Fohr
Jainism is arguably the main non-violent and austere faith on the earth. whereas lay Jains try and by no means damage people or animals, the stern non-violence via the hugely respected priests and nuns additionally proscribes damage to any residing being, even a microscopic organism. And whereas laywomen (and a couple of laymen) endure lengthy and tough fasts, the longest being for one month, renouncers' austerities additionally comprise pulling their hair out by way of the roots to 5 occasions a 12 months, strolling bare-foot all through India lots of the yr, and, in relation to a few clergymen, now not donning any garments in any respect.
Jainism: A advisor for the Perplexed is a transparent and thorough account of this attention-grabbing culture, explaining many easy Jain values, ideals and practices within the comparable means they're taught to Jains themselves, throughout the medium of sacred narratives. Drawing from Jainism's copious and influential narrative culture, the writer explores the inner-logic of ways renouncers' and laypeople's values and practices rely on an tricky Jain worldview.
By Herbert M. Kritzer
In legislation, as in other places, the normal is overshadowed within the well known and educational literature by way of the dramatic and sensational. whereas the function and behaviour of attorneys within the operation of our felony justice procedure has been heavily scrutinized, relatively little learn has been dedicated to the style within which legal professionals litigate the day by day civil (non-criminal) situations that include the gigantic bulk of the workload in kingdom and federal courts. initially commissioned by means of the U.S. division of Justice, this is often the 1st entire nationwide learn of the U.S. civil justice approach. Kritzer analyzes 1600 circumstances concerning 1400 lawyers in 5 federal judicial districts. studying the heritage, reports, day by day actions, and outlook of civil legal professionals, Kritzer unearths that the paintings of attorneys combines the jobs of the pro and the dealer in lots of aeas of normal litigation. Arguing that attorneys' habit has to be understood partially as a kind of brokerage among the customer and the criminal method, he means that the jobs of pros and agents be regarded as enhances instead of possible choices within the justice approach, and concludes by way of recommending that attorneys' monopoly on advocacy in civil litigation be limited. an interesting, lucidly written examine, The Justice Broker can be of distinctive curiosity to working towards attorneys and felony scholars.
By Taoist Master Alfred Huang
The 1st booklet to hide the whole Taoist teachings on shape, constitution, and image within the I Ching. * Written by way of Taoist grasp Alfred Huang, writer of the full I Ching. * Now, via renowned call for, in a hardcover variation to compare the full I Ching. The Numerology of the I Ching is the 1st booklet to convey the total Taoist teachings on shape, constitution, and image within the I Ching to a Western viewers, and it's a normal supplement to Alfred Huang's heralded entire I Ching. It examines not just the vintage round association of the 8 trigrams but additionally the hidden numerology during this association and its dating to tai chi and the chinese language components. Huang explains the binary code underlying the I Ching, the symbolism in the back of the sq. diagram of all sixty four hexagrams, and Fu Xi's detailed round format of the sixty four hexagrams, thoroughly unknown within the West. whole chapters are dedicated to such important fabric because the hosts of the hexagrams, the mutual hexagrams, and the center hexagrams--all slightly hinted at in earlier types of the I Ching. The Numerology of the I Ching is a needs to for severe I Ching scholars.
Technology Entrepreneurship: Creating, Capturing, and by Thomas N. Duening, Robert A. Hisrich, Michael A. Lechter
By Thomas N. Duening, Robert A. Hisrich, Michael A. Lechter
Spotting the original wishes of the expertise startup, Duening makes a speciality of highbrow estate improvement, investment, and marketing/selling greater than different texts during this marketplace. vast use of expertise examples, case reviews, and assignments retains the ebook proper and motivating for engineering scholars. an entire supplementations package deal, together with teacher guide and lecture notes, makes it effortless to get the path up and operating.
* wealthy in case experiences, examples, and in-chapter components that concentrate on the demanding situations of launching and working a know-how venture;
* a better exam of highbrow estate improvement and administration than is usual in business-focused entrepreneurship texts;
* a better therapy of valuation, deal structuring, and fairness upkeep matters than is usual in business-focused entrepreneurship texts;
* wide dialogue of expertise administration and non-stop innovation as a aggressive advantage;
* addresses the difficulty of best, coping with, motivating, and compensating technical workers;
* spends extra time at the basics of promoting and promoting, as those are components of entrepreneurship frequently such a lot ignored via engineers and scientists;