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  • Remembering the Kanji 1 by James W. Heisig
    Remembering the Kanji 1 (English, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Volume 2 (4th ed.) updated to include the 196 kanja approved in 2010 for general use.

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  • Remembering the Kanji 2 by James W. Heisig
    Remembering the Kanji 2 (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Following the first volume of Remembering the Kanji, this provides students with helpful tools for learning the pronunciation of the kanji. Remembering the Kanji 2 lays out the varieties of phonetic pattern and offers helpful hints for learning readings, that might otherwise appear completely random, in an efficient and rational way.

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  • Remembering Simplified Hanzi 2 by James W. Heisig
    Remembering Simplified Hanzi 2 (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig, Timothy W. Richardson

    This book is the second of two volumes designed to help students learn the meaning and writing of the 3,000 most frequently used simplified Chinese characters. (A parallel set of volumes has been prepared for traditional characters.) The 1,500 characters introduced in Book 1 include the top 1,000 by frequency, plus another 500 best learned at an early stage. Book 2 adds the remaining 1,500...

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  • Remembering the Kanji 3 by James W. Heisig
    Remembering the Kanji 3 (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Employs the same methods as Volumes 1 and 2 of Remembering the Kanji to introduce additional characters useful for upper-level proficiency, bringing the total of all three volumes to 3,000 kanji. The third edition has been updated to reflect the 196 new kanji approved by the government in 2010.

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  • Philosophy as Metanoetics by Tanabe Hajime
    Philosophy as Metanoetics (English, Paperback) Tanabe Hajime

    "Tanabe's agenda was not religious but philosophical in that he tried to integrate Eastern and Western insights in order to acquire a cross-cultural philosophical vision for the post-war world community. . . . This book shows his superior philosophical originality. . . . It is high time that Tanabe's thought should be introduced to the West."--Joseph Kitagawa, University of Chicago

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  • Rude Awakenings by James W. Heisig
    Rude Awakenings (English, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Can Zen tell us whether particular wars are right or wrong? What role did D. T. Suzuki and other Zen figures play in the Japanese nationalism that fueled World War II? What are we to make of nationalistic elements in the thought of Nishida Kitaro, Tanabe Hajime, Nishitani Keiji, and other philosophers of the Kyoto School? What connection was there between the Japanese project of overcoming the...

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  • Remembering Simplified Hanzi 1 by James W. Heisig
    Remembering Simplified Hanzi 1 (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig, Timothy W. Richardson

    Covers the writing and meaning of the 1,000 most commonly used characters in the simplified Chinese writing system. In the Chinese writing system, strokes and simple components are nested within relatively simple characters, which can, in turn, serve as parts of more complicated characters and so on.

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  • Remembering the Kana by James W. Heisig
    Remembering the Kana (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Helps the reader in learning the Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries of modern Japanese. This work presents six short lessons of about twenty minutes, introducing each of the two systems of ""kana"" writing.

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  • Remembering Traditional Hanzi: Remembering Traditional Hanzi 1 How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Chinese Characters Bk. 1 by James W. Heisig
    Remembering Traditional Hanzi: Remembering Traditional Hanzi 1 How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Chinese Characters Bk. 1 (English, Paperback) James W. Heisig, Timothy W. Richardson

    Covers the writing and meaning of the 1,000 most commonly used characters in the Chinese writing system. This book presents systematic arranging of characters in an order that is best suited to memorization.

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  • Japanese Philosophy by James W. Heisig
    Japanese Philosophy (English, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Presents in a single volume the richness and diversity of Japanese philosophy as it has developed throughout history. Leading scholars in the field have translated selections from the writings of more than a hundred philosophical thinkers from all eras and schools of thought, many of them available in English for the first time.

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  • Remembering Traditional Hanzi 2 by James W. Heisig
    Remembering Traditional Hanzi 2 (English, Paperback) James W. Heisig, Timothy W. Richardson

    This book is the second of two volumes designed to help students learn the meaning and writing of the 3,000 most frequently used traditional Chinese characters. (A parallel set of volumes has been prepared for simplified characters.) The 1,500 characters introduced in Book 1 include the top 1,000 by frequency, plus another 500 best learned at an early stage.

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  • Nothingness and Desire by James W. Heisig
    Nothingness and Desire (English, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    The six lectures that make up this book were delivered in March 2011 at London University's School of Oriental and Asian Studies as the Jordan Lectures on Comparative Religion. They revolve around the intersection of two ideas, nothingness and desire, as they apply to a re-examination of the questions of self, God, morality, property, and the East-West philosophical divide....

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