By Markus K. Brunnermeier
The e-book starts by means of demonstrating the right way to version uneven info and higher-order wisdom. It then contrasts aggressive and strategic equilibrium ideas below uneven details. It additionally illustrates the dependence of knowledge potency and allocative potency at the protection constitution and the linkage among either potency ideas. No-Trade theorems and industry breakdowns because of uneven details are then defined, and the lifestyles of bubbles below symmetric and
asymmetric info is investigated.
The rest of the survey is dedicated to contrasting diverse marketplace microstructure versions that display how uneven details impacts asset costs and investors' details , which offer a theoretical cause of technical research and illustrate why a few traders "chase the trend." The reader is then brought to herding types and informational cascades, that may come up in a environment the place brokers' decision-making is sequential. The insights derived from herding types are
used to supply rational factors for inventory marketplace crashes. types within which all investors are caused to go looking for a similar piece of knowledge are then awarded to supply a deeper perception into Keynes' comparability of the inventory marketplace with a attractiveness contest. The ebook concludes with a quick precis of
bank runs and their connection to monetary crises.
By Regina von Brück,Michael von Brück
Das Buch beschreibt, wie Mythen und Rituale den indischen Alltag prägen und zu spirituellen Erfahrungen anleiten. Darüber hinaus wird deutlich, wie Rituale in neuer Weise Bedeutung für unsere Lebenspraxis gewinnen können: Sie ermöglichen Kreativität, schaffen Abstand von starren Alltagszwängen und ermutigen zu individueller Freiheit in sozialen Bindungen. In unübersichtlichen modernen Lebenswelten können Rituale Halt geben und neue Perspektiven für eine bewusste Lebensgestaltung eröffnen.
By Halvor Eifring,Edwin F. Bryant,Madhu Khanna,Johannes Bronkhorst,Kristina Myrvold,Sarah Shaw,Geoffrey Samuel,Morten Schlutter,Harold D. Roth,Masaya Mabuchi,Are Holen
Meditation has flourished in several elements of the realm ever because the foundations of the nice civilizations have been laid. It performed an important position within the formation of Asian cultures that hint a lot in their historical past to old India and China. This quantity brings jointly for the 1st time stories of the key traditions of Asian meditation in addition to fabric on clinical methods to meditation. It delves deeply into the person traditions whereas viewing each one of them from a world standpoint, studying either old and everyday connections among meditative practices from various old classes and assorted components of the Eurasian continent. It seeks to spot the cultural and old peculiarities of Asian colleges of meditation whereas spotting uncomplicated good points of meditative perform throughout cultures, thereby taking step one towards a framework for the comparative learn of meditation.
The ebook, accessibly written through students from a number of fields, opens with chapters that debate the definition and class of meditation. those are by means of contributions on Yoga and Tantra, that are frequently subsumed less than the extensive label of Hinduism; Jainism and Sikhism, Indian traditions no longer often linked to meditation; Buddhist ways present in Southeast Asia, Tibet, and China; and the indigenous chinese language traditions, Daoism and Neo-Confucianism. the ultimate bankruptcy explores fresh medical curiosity in meditation, which, regardless of its Western orientation, continues to be virtually completely eager about practices of Asian origin.
Until many years in the past an incredible concern to the research of particular meditation practices in the traditions explored right here was once a frequent scholarly orientation that prioritized doctrinal matters and sociocultural contexts over genuine perform. The members search to counter this bias and complement issues over doctrine and context with the historic research of meditative practice.
Asian Traditions of Meditation will attraction greatly to readers drawn to meditation, mindfulness, and spirituality and people within the rising box of contemplative schooling, in addition to scholars and students of Asian and non secular studies.
By Swami Kriyananda,Paramhansa Yogananda,A. Bonomi
«Queste pagine ci ricordano ancora una volta le qualità necessarie per entrare nel “regno dei cieli”». —Maury Lamb, fondatore Quantum bounce Institute
«Nella rielaborazione di Swami Kriyananda, Dio è in keeping with tutti risplende dell’ispirazione di Yogananda e fa brillare il suo messaggio in tutta los angeles sua gloria. Vi troviamo una religione che si protende con entusiasmo verso il futuro e una spiritualità che non è in conflitto con los angeles scienza. Merita di essere letto da tutti». – George Beinhorn, East West Magazine
By Robert A. Yelle
By Archibald Edward Gough
By Meena Khandelwal
Meena Khandelwal bargains an attractive and intimate portrait of awesome Hindu girls in India who put on “ochre robes,” signifying their renunciation of marriage and kin for lives of celibacy, asceticism, and non secular self-discipline. whereas the mostly male Hindu ascetic culture of sannyasa renders its initiates ritually “dead” to their past identities, the ladies portrayed listed here are greatly alive. they fight with, and shaggy dog story approximately, the tensions and ironies of dwelling on the earth whereas attempting to not be of it.
Khandelwal juxtaposes the typical chorus that “in renunciation there isn't any female and male” with arguments that underscore the significance of gender. In exploring those obvious contradictions, she brings jointly worldly and otherworldly values inside of renunciation and argues that those create tensions which are instantly emotional, social, and philosophical.
Meena Khandelwal is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Women’s reports on the collage of Iowa.
By David Frawley
By Michael Schuman,Elisabeth Liebl
Michael Schuman, Sinologe und langjähriger Südostasien-Korrespondent des Time journal, hat ein umfassendes Portrait des enigmatischen Philosophen geschaffen.
Das Standardwerk über Asiens einflussreichsten Philosophen
Eine faszinierende Kombination aus Kulturgeschichte und Reportage