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Selling Spirituality: The Silent Takeover of Religion
This jointly authored book critically examines the use of spirituality in a neo-liberal world. It argues that, after the privatization of religion during the Enlightenment, there has been a second
Orientalism and Religion: Post-Colonial Theory, India and "The Mystic East"
Orientalism and Religion offers us a timely discussion of the implications of contemporary post-colonial theory for the study of religion. Richard King examines the way in which notions such as
Indian Philosophy: An Introduction to Hindu and Buddhist Thought
AcknowledgmentsAbbreviationsIntroductions India and the History of PhilosophyDefining the Subject MatterHistories of Western PhilosophySecular Reason and the Dichotomy of Tradition vs ModernityIndian
Spirituality in the Workplace: Developing an Integral Model and a Comprehensive Definition
meaning, and a connection to something higher. There d opinions at work really entails, there appear to be a set of common themes that almost all on and an integral d some practical ew paradigm that
Philosophy of Religion as Border Control: Globalization and the Decolonization of the “Love of Wisdom” (philosophia)
Mainstream philosophy of religion, particularly in its Anglo-American variant but also in the Continental tradition, is preoccupied by parochial questions that derive from its heritage in liberal
Orientalism and the Modern Myth of "Hinduism"
Is there really a single ancient religion designated by the catch-all term 'Hinduism' or is the term merely a fairly recent social construction of Western origin? This paper examines the role played
‘Paying Attention’ in a Digital Economy: Reflections on the Role of Analysis and Judgement Within Contemporary Discourses of Mindfulness and Comparisons with Classical Buddhist Accounts of Sati
This chapter examines the question of the role of intellectual analysis and ethical judgement in ancient Indian Buddhist accounts of sati and contemporary discourses about ‘mindfulness’. Attention is
Art in Turmoil: The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76
Introduction: Vibrant Images of a Turbulent Decade / Richard King and Jan Walls Part 1: Artists and the State 1 The Art of the Cultural Revolution / Julia F. Andrews 2 Summoning Confucius: Inside Shi
Early Advaita Ved?nta and Buddhism: The Mah?y?na Context of the Gau?ap?diya-k?rik?
This book provides an in-depth analysis of the doctrines of early Advaita Vedanta and Indian Mahayana Buddhism in order to examine the origins of Vedanta.