Key Concepts in Eastern Philosophy provides an extensive glossary of the main terms and concepts used in Eastern philosophy. The book includes definitions of philosophical ideas linked to the national traditions of:
* Islamic world
including concepts from:
Each entry includes a guide for further reading and critical analysis, and is cross-referenced with associated concepts and is in easy-to-use A-Z format.
"The discussions of Islamic philosophy are some of the best parts of the book, and the author demonstrates a keen understanding of the works of ibn Rushd, ibn Sina, alGhazzali, and al-Suhrawardi. References to Islamic concepts make clear connections to Greek philosophical sources-a helpful touchstone for those grounded in the Western tradition."
-Dan Wolne, "University of Hawai'i Press
"Kupperman's book is an excellent exploration of the distinct philosophical investigations of the Asian traditions ... This is a useful and valuable portrait of Eastern philosophy, ... [this work] belongs in every academic library."
-APA Newsletter on Teaching Psychology, Spring 2001
"This book is a classic of its kind and Leaman is to be congratulated for completing such a successful project that can only enhance philosophic scholarship generally and broaden the horizons of Western philosophers...."
-"Philosophy in Review
"Leaman is successful in hisfocus on Eastern philosophy; for academic and larger public libraries."
-Naomi E. Hafter, "Library Journal
|Alphabetical List of Key Concepts|
|Dates of Thinkers|
|References and Further Reading|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|
Series: Key Concepts
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 30th June 1999
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.46