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Chinese Philosophy

Book Review: Trying Not to Try

David Vognar | Posted 06.15.2014 | Books
David Vognar

In his new book Trying Not to Try, the University of British Columbia Asian Studies and Embodied Cognition professor Edward Slingerland treats us to a work of seminal importance.

Reversing The Culture Of Greed

Jung-kyu Kim | Posted 11.24.2013 | Religion
Jung-kyu Kim

A culture of extreme individualism and profit-seeking has frayed our social fabric. To reverse the decline, we must discard the notion that greed is good.

WATCH: Artist Creates Dreamy Labyrinth In A Shanghai Mall

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

What do you get when you combine post-structuralist theory, Taoist philosophy and a Shanghai mall? 'Beyond Infinity,' a disorienting journey through m...

Interview With a Philosopher: Lou Marinoff -- Part Two

Tom Morris | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home
Tom Morris

In a free and open society, such as ours, citizens are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Unfortunately, that leaves room for a lot of future criminals and blossoming psychopaths to cross the line without prior intervention or restraint.

Equilibrium, Enlightenment, and Facing Your Day

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Make it a game to notice your own dance with emotion. If you do, you will have taken the first draught of the antidote to the venom destructive emotions deliver.

An Ancient Classic Reborn

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arthur Rosenfeld

The notion of a true mind is an upwelling theme in 16th-century Chinese philosopher Hung Ying-ming'sThe Unencumbered Spirit, a deliciously subversive alternative to Confucius' Analects, the Buddha's sutras and Lao Tze's Daodeqing.

Feng Shui Yourself to Sleep

Janet Kinosian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janet Kinosian

In the Feng Shui system, your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your home. When you walk in, you should feel like a warm pair of arms has encircled you: It should be tranquil, peaceful and inspire proper rest, privacy, and your true personality.