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East of existentialism : the tao of the west

Author: Ray Billington
Publisher: London ; Boston : Unwin Hyman, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author brings together insights from existentialism in the West and Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism in the East to explore new perspectives on eternal questions. He assumes no previous knowledge of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Billington, Ray.
East of existentialism.
London ; Boston : Unwin Hyman, ©1990
(OCoLC)706005332
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Billington
ISBN: 0044455429 9780044455424 0044455437 9780044455431
OCLC Number: 20826840
Description: xviii, 317 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Tunes of philosophy; the dualistic view of human nature - dichotomous man; theism and human destiny - God's obedient servants; determinism - man in chains; existentialism - being and becoming; the encounter between existentialism and theism; eastern ontology; recapitulation - an East-West synthesis; the Tao in the world; living with paradoxes.
Responsibility: Ray Billington.

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