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Product Description: Explores how Xu Bing and other contemporary Chinese artists use Western ideas within a Chinese cultural discourse. How Chinese is contemporary Chinese art? Treasured by collectors, critics, and art world cognoscenti, this art developed within an avant-garde that looked West to find a language to strike out against government control...read more
By Roger T. Ames (editor)

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9781438437910 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: How Chinese is contemporary Chinese art?

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9781438437903 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Explores how Xu Bing and other contemporary Chinese artists use Western ideas within a Chinese cultural discourse.

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Product Description: Confucian Role Ethics is an exploration of what constitutes and how one becomes an authentic, moral human being as conceived in the Confucian tradition. The book establishes an interpretive context by exploring some of the cosmological foundations of Confucian philosophy through discussion of commentary on the Yijing (The Book of Changes), Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Chinese cosmology...read more

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9780824835767 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, April 30, 2011, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: Confucian Role Ethics is an exploration of what constitutes and how one becomes an authentic, moral human being as conceived in the Confucian tradition.

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Product Description: Few if any philosophical schools have championed family values as persistently as the early Confucians, and a great deal can be learned by attending to what they had to say on the subject. In the Confucian tradition, human morality and the personal realization it inspires are grounded in the cultivation of family feeling...read more

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9780824832841 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, February 1, 2009, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Few if any philosophical schools have championed family values as persistently as the early Confucians, and a great deal can be learned by attending to what they had to say on the subject.

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9780824833480 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, February 1, 2009, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Few if any philosophical schools have championed family values as persistently as the early Confucians, and a great deal can be learned by attending to what they had to say on the subject.

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Product Description: Chapters included in Part One, "Education, Relationality, and Diversity," examine the growing intellectual awareness of a pervasive interdependence amid diversity in all aspects of the human experience brought on by the unrelenting processes of globalization...read more
By Roger T. Ames (editor) and Peter D. Hershock (editor)

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9780824831608 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, April 1, 2008, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: Chapters included in Part One, "Education, Relationality, and Diversity," examine the growing intellectual awareness of a pervasive interdependence amid diversity in all aspects of the human experience brought on by the unrelenting processes of globalization.

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Product Description: This volume examines the values that have historically guided the negotiation of identity, both practical and ideal, in Chinese Confucian culture, considers how these values play into the conception and exercise of authority, and assesses their contemporary relevance in a rapidly globalizing world...read more
By Roger T. Ames (editor) and Peter D. Hershock (editor)

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9780791467978 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 6, 2006, cover price $81.50 | About this edition: This volume examines the values that have historically guided the negotiation of identity, both practical and ideal, in Chinese Confucian culture, considers how these values play into the conception and exercise of authority, and assesses their contemporary relevance in a rapidly globalizing world.

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9780791467985 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 6, 2006, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Explores a wide range of Confucian-based cultures of authority in China.

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Product Description: Bringing together the philosophies of John Dewey and Confucius, this work illustrates a means for cultural interaction and provides a model of global philosophy.Joseph Grange's beautifully written book provides a unique synthesis of two major figures of world philosophy, John Dewey and Confucius, and points the way to a global philosophy based on American and Confucian values...read more
By Roger T. Ames (foreword by) and Joseph Grange

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9780791461150 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 2004, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Joseph Grange s beautifully written book provides a unique synthesis of two major figures of world philosophy, John Dewey and Confucius, and points the way to a global philosophy based on American and Confucian values.

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9780791461167 | State Univ of New York Pr, January 1, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Bringing together the philosophies of John Dewey and Confucius, this work illustrates a means for cultural interaction and provides a model of global philosophy.

A groundbreaking new translation of the most important text in Chinese spirituality, derived from the recently discovered Guodian Bamboo Texts, introduces a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and moral behavior and is accompanied by authoritative commentary on the the influential document. Reprint.

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9780345444196 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, January 1, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A groundbreaking new translation of the most important text in Chinese spirituality, derived from the recently discovered Guodian Bamboo Texts, introduces a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and moral behavior and is accompanied by authoritative commentary on the the influential document.

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Product Description: Recent history makes clear that the quantum leaps being made in technology are the leading edge of a groundswell of paradigm shifts taking place in science, politics, economics, social institutions, and the expression of cultural values...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780824826475 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Recent history makes clear that the quantum leaps being made in technology are the leading edge of a groundswell of paradigm shifts taking place in science, politics, economics, social institutions, and the expression of cultural values.

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A groundbreaking new translation of the most important text in Chinese spirituality, derived from the recently discovered Guodian Bamboo Texts, introduces a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and moral behavior and is accompanied by authoritative commentary on the influential document. Read by Ralph Lowenstein.

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9781572703087 | Abridged edition (Audio Partners, April 1, 2003), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A new translation of the most important text in Chinese spirituality introduces a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and moral behavior and is accompanied by commentary on the document.

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Product Description: Composed more than two thousand years ago, the Dao de jing (Tao Te Ching) set forth an alternative vision of reality in a world torn apart by violence and betrayal. Second only to the Bible, this timeless classic is one of the world's most revered inspirational books...read more
By Roger T. Ames (trans), David L. Hall (trans) and Ralph Lowenstein (narrator)

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9780792728290 | Abridged edition (Chivers Sound Library, January 1, 2003), cover price $39.95
9780792727927 | Chivers Sound Library, January 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Composed more than two thousand years ago, the Dao de jing (Tao Te Ching) set forth an alternative vision of reality in a world torn apart by violence and betrayal.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780792728283 | Abridged edition (Chivers Sound Library, January 1, 2003), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Excavated in 1993 in central China, this version of the Dao De Jing is over 125 years older than the previously oldest known version.

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Product Description: A classic of both military strategy and Eastern philosophy from the fourth century B.C.E.Sun Bin’s Art of Warfare is an essential text of Chinese military philosophy and of strategy in general. This book, lost for over two thousand years and rediscovered only in 1972, has not yet reached the prominence of Sunzi’s (Sun-tzu) The Art of Warfare, which is the best-known military treatise in the world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Roger T. Ames (trans), D. C. Lau (trans) and Sun Tzu II

Hardcover:

9780791454954 | State Univ of New York Pr, March 1, 2003, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: A classic of both military strategy and Eastern philosophy from the fourth century B.

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9780791454961 | State Univ of New York Pr, March 1, 2003, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: A classic of both military strategy and Eastern philosophy from the fourth century B.

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A groundbreaking new translation of the most important text in Chinese spirituality, derived from the recently discovered Guodian Bamboo Texts, introduces a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and moral behavior and is accompanied by authoritative commentary on the the influential document.

Hardcover:

9780345444158 | Ballantine Books, December 1, 2002, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A new translation of the most important text in Chinese spirituality introduces a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and moral behavior and is accompanied by commentary on the document.

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Product Description: The Zhongyong--translated here as Focusing the Familiar--has been regarded as a document of enormous wisdom for more than two millennia and is one of Confucianism's most sacred and seminal texts. It achieved truly canonical preeminence when it became one of the Four Books compiled and annotated by the Southern Song dynasty philosopher Zhu Xi (1130-1200)...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780824824785 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Zhongyong--translated here as Focusing the Familiar--has been regarded as a document of enormous wisdom for more than two millennia and is one of Confucianism's most sacred and seminal texts.

Miscellaneous:

9780824827168 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $35.00 | also contains Focusing the Familiar: A Translation and Philosophical Interpretation of the Zhongyong, Focusing the Familiar: A Translation and Philosophical Interpretation of the Zhongyong

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Product Description: It was the editorial eye of Eliot Deutsch that made the journal Philosophy East and West the voice of comparative philosophy within the Western academy, challenging the entrenched provincialism of Anglo-American philosophy. In these essays, Deutsch's critics both praise and attack him, and he offers his thoughtful responses...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Roger T. Ames (editor)

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9780812694055 | Open Court Pub Co, November 1, 1999, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: It was the editorial eye of Eliot Deutsch that made the journal Philosophy East and West the voice of comparative philosophy within the Western academy, challenging the entrenched provincialism of Anglo-American philosophy.

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Product Description: Will democracy figure prominently in China's future? If so, what kind of democracy? In this insightful and thought-provoking book, David Hall and Roger Ames explore such questions and, in the course of answering them, look to the ideas of John Dewey and Confucius. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780812693942 | Open Court Pub Co, February 1, 1999, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Will democracy figure prominently in China's future?

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Product Description: Chinese philosophy specialists examine the Zhuangzi, a third century B.C.E. Daoist classic, in this collection of interpretive essays. The Zhuangzi is a celebration of human creativity--its language is lucid and opaque; its images are darkly brilliant; its ideas are seriously playful...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Roger T. Ames (editor)

Hardcover:

9780791439210 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $60.50 | About this edition: Chinese philosophy specialists examine the Zhuangzi, a third century B.

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9780791439227 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Chinese philosophy specialists examine the Zhuangzi, a third century B.

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The first translation of the work of China's first and greatest philosopher to make use of a manuscript discovered in 1973--the earliest version yet discovered--includes both Chinese and English texts and an introduction by two scholars.
By Roger T. Ames (trans), Confucius and Henry Rosemont (trans)

Hardcover:

9780345401540 | 1 edition (Ballantine Books, September 1, 1998), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A new translation of the oldest known version of The analects presents the great philosopher's and teacher's ideas in English and Chinese

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A classic work of Daoist poetry, philosophy, and political science, offered for the first time in a dual English/Chinese edition, provides a fascinating glimpse into the intellectual culture of the ancient Han dynasty. Original. (view table of contents)
By Roger T. Ames (trans) and D. C. Lau (editor)

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9780345425683 | 1 edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 1998), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The subversive Chinese work offers criticism of a powerful emperor during the Han dynasty, providing a philosophic cornerstone of Daoism

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Product Description: This is the third in a series dealing with the concept of self and its importance in understanding Chinese, Japanese, and Indian cultures. The authors examine the relationship between self and image and its significance in attaining a deeper knowledge of Chinese, Japanese, and Indian cultures...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Roger T. Ames (editor), Wimal Dissanayake (editor) and Thomas P. Kasulis (editor)

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9780791427255 | State Univ of New York Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $60.50 | About this edition: This is the third in a series dealing with the concept of self and its importance in understanding Chinese, Japanese, and Indian cultures.

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9780791427262 | State Univ of New York Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: This is the third in a series dealing with the concept of self and its importance in understanding Chinese, Japanese, and Indian cultures.

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Product Description: Examines the issues of self (including gender), truth, and transcendence in classical Chinese and Western philosophy.This book continues a comparative project begun with the authors' Thinking Through Confucius and Anticipating China...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791436134 | State Univ of New York Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $58.50 | About this edition: Examines the issues of self (including gender), truth, and transcendence in classical Chinese and Western philosophy.

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9780791436141 | State Univ of New York Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Examines the issues of self (including gender), truth, and transcendence in classical Chinese and Western philosophy.

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Product Description: This volume contains essays by a range of distinguished philosophers on the problem of self-deception, or rather, self and deception. The work proceeds from the assumption that changing constructions of self within Western cultures, and alternative notions of self in other cultures requires that we rethink traditional strategies for explaining the phenomenon of self-deception...read more
By Roger T. Ames (editor) and Wimal Dissanayake (editor)

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9780791430316 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $57.50 | About this edition: This volume contains essays by a range of distinguished philosophers on the problem of self-deception, or rather, self and deception.

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9780791430323 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: This volume contains essays by a range of distinguished philosophers on the problem of self-deception, or rather, self and deception.

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A new translation of the ancient Chinese manuscript on the principles, techniques, and tactics of war, a work lost for two millennia and rediscovered only in 1972, is accompanied by extensive notes and an introduction to the life and times of the great military innovator.

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9780345379917 | Ballantine Books, June 1, 1996, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: An ancient Chinese treatise on war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate form of attack, and accurate intelligence

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Product Description: This book shows that failure to assess the significant cultural differences between China and the West has seriously affected our understanding of both classical and contemporary China, and makes the translation of attitudes, concepts, and issues extremely problematic.

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9780791424773 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 1, 1995, cover price $56.50 | About this edition: This book shows that failure to assess the significant cultural differences between China and the West has seriously affected our understanding of both classical and contemporary China, and makes the translation of attitudes, concepts, and issues extremely problematic.

Paperback:

9780791424780 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 1, 1995, cover price $33.95

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Product Description: Treats the nature and ethical significance of emotions from a comparative cultural perspective emphasizing Asian traditions.This book broadens the inquiry into emotion to comprehend a comparative cultural outlook. It begins with an overview of recent work in the West, and then proceeds to the main business of scrutinizing various relevant issues from both Asian and comparative perspectives...read more
By Roger T. Ames, Joel Marks (editor) and Robert C. Solomon (editor)

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9780791422243 | State Univ of New York Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Treats the nature and ethical significance of emotions from a comparative cultural perspective emphasizing Asian traditions.

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