Exam Copies

Ikeda Center books* have been used as core and supplemental texts in more than 800 college and university courses in the United States. We are pleased to fulfill requests for complimentary exam copies from professors.

To order an examination copy of any of our books contact Anri Tanabe at atanabe@ikedacenter.org. Your email should indicate the requested book or books and include the following information: 1) your name, 2) your university or institution, 3) course name and number, and 4) semester.

Available Titles

See the Book List page for details on books

Peace, Justice and the Poetic Mind: Conversations on the Path of Nonviolence by Stuart Rees and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2018)

Shaping a New Society: Conversations on Economics, Education, and Peace by Lawrence J. Lau and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2017)

Knowing Our Worth: Conversations on Energy and Sustainability by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2016)

Our World To Make: Hinduism, Buddhism, and the Rise of Global Civil Society by Ved Nanda and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2015)

Living As Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century by Jim Garrison, Larry Hickman, and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2014)

The Art of True Relations: Conversations on the Poetic Heart of Human Possibility by Sarah Wider and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2014)

America Will Be! Conversations on Hope, Freedom, and Democracy by Vincent Harding and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2013)

The Inner Philosopher: Conversations on Philosophy’s Transformative Power by Lou Marinoff and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2012)

Into Full Flower: Making Peace Cultures Happen by Elise Boulding and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2010)

Creating Waldens: An East-West Conversation on the American Renaissance by Ronald A. Bosco, Joel Myerson, and Daisaku Ikeda (Dialogue Path Press, 2009)

Contact the publisher directly for exam copies of the following books:

Hope and Joy in Education: Engaging Daisaku Ikeda Across Curriculum and Context, edited by Isabel Nuñez and Jason Goulah (Teachers College Press, 2021)

Peacebuilding Through Dialogue: Education, Human Transformation, and Conflict Resolution, edited by Peter Stearns (George Mason University Press, 2019)

Subverting Hatred: The Challenge of Nonviolence in Religious Traditions, 10th Anniversary Edition, edited by Daniel L. Smith-Christopher (Orbis Books, 2007)

Educating Citizens for Global Awareness, edited by Nel Noddings (Teachers College Press, 2005)

Subverting Greed: Religious Perspectives on the Global Economy, edited by Paul F. Knitter and Chandra Muzaffar (Orbis Books, 2002)

Buddhist Peacework: Creating Cultures of Peace, edited by David W. Chappell (Wisdom Publications, 1999)



*Beginning in 2009 the Center began publishing books through its publishing arm Dialogue Path Press. Prior to then, the Center developed books in collaboration with scholars and published them in cooperation with established publishers such as Orbis Books and Teachers College Press.

Prior to July 2009, the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue was called the Boston Research Center for the 21st Century (BRC), and developed books under that name.