One of the most comprehensive book on the art of spiritual self-nourishing, treatment and achieving enlightenment through sexual practices. Chinese erotology is a unique system for achieving mystical insight, gaining transcendental experience, extending the life and even ascending to immortality. For unsophisticated people, erotology is just the art of pleasure and the ways of sexual practice, while for the initiated people it is the way to enlightenment and health promotion. The choice of a partner is equal to choosing ingredients for treatment and for the pill of immortality. This edition offers a reach presentation of the art of Chinese mystical erotology with translations of several classical texts on the art of "inner chamber" with commentaries. 1 Erotic Wandering of the Spirit 2. The Way to Chinese Erotology 3. The body of pleasure and the body of enlightenment. 4. Popular "secret texts." 5. Enlightenment, longevity, and flesh. 6. Responding to Heavenly Coitus. 7. "Pliable and obedient.“ 8. From woman to androgynous. 9. The lonely immortal
Some people call him a symbol of the Chinese nation, others call him the Teacher of Teachers and the Great Sage, while others consider him the greatest mystic. Or maybe he was just a philosopher, tired of unhelpful students, from rejection of his ideas, because the world has not followed him? This book is an original presentation of the ideas and history of Confucius' life, accompanied by excerpts from the records of his sayings "Conversations and judgments. A wise, meditative and instructive story...
This is the classical work of Thomas Hobbes in an original tranlslation completed 1936, without any emendations made in following republications. The book has been published in a new series "Political philosophy -- with Alexander Filippov", it includes a new Introduction and a few fragments of an elder Russian tranlation made in the 19th century.
This small collection includes translations of Max Wber's famous works: Politics as a Vocation and Main Sociological Concepts. They were written almost simultaneously and can be seen as compliments to each other. The translator introduced the collection. In his essay he outlines main problems of Max Weber theoretical and political sociology.
Research on the system of state advising, the methods of the governing and ideal ruler during the Tang period in China based on the compendium "Important compilation on governing the country" (Qunshu zhiyao 群書治要）including annotated translations and commentaries
A comprehensive work on the main characteristics of the business culture of modern and traditional China, including historical traditions, trends of political and business communication, the development of contacts and activities in the Chinese markets.