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Key Concepts in Eastern Philosophy : Key Concepts Series - Oliver Leaman

Key Concepts in Eastern Philosophy

Key Concepts Series

Paperback Published: 6th May 1999
ISBN: 9780415173636
Number Of Pages: 352

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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:
* Persia
* India
* Islamic world
* China
* Japan
* Tibet
including concepts from:
* Zoroastrianism
* Hinduism
* Sufism
* Islam
* Confucianism
* Shintoism
* Taoism
* Buddhism
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

Introduction
Transliteration
Cross Referencing
Key Thinkers
Alphabetical List of Key Concepts
Dates of Thinkers
References and Further Reading
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415173636
ISBN-10: 0415173639
Series: Key Concepts Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 6th May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.05 x 12.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1