A literary and historical investigation into an ancient Indian religious thinker, tracing his rise in importance in the Hindu tradition.
Challenges deep-seated assumptions about the traditionalist nature of Confucianism by providing a new interpretation of the emergence of modern Confucianism in Republican China.
Reality merges with illusion in this novel of northwestern China.
Considers what unearthed documents reveal about the creation and transmission of knowledge in ancient China.
A comparative study of wonder in South Asian religions.
Presents Tantra from an ethnographic vantage point, through a series of case studies grounded in diverse settings across contemporary Asia.
Applies a method of comparative cultural hermeneutics to let the tradition speak on its own terms.
Argues that Daoism and dandyism, linked by likeminded philosophies of “carefree wandering,” deconstruct the puritanism and political correctness sought by Confucianism, Victorianism, and contemporary neoliberal culture.
A clear translation and helpful explanations illuminate this ancient classic of self-cultivation for a modern audience.
Offers a portrait of India as seen through the eyes of a sensitive, sharp-eyed, and witty young scholar in the early 1960s.
An analysis of the philosophy of the Yijing in comparison to modern Western philosophies.
Reevaluates Western and Chinese philosophical traditions to question the boundaries of entrenched conceptual frameworks.
Examines the intersections between forgetting and remembering in classical Chinese civilization.