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Eastern philosophy

Author: Victoria S Harrison
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2012.
Series: The basics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and Hinduism, this book covers key figures, issues, methods and concepts. Questions discussed include:What is the ' self'? Is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria S Harrison
ISBN: 9780415587327 0415587328 0415587336 9780415587334
OCLC Number: 793213373
Description: xii, 199 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1. Reason 2. Reality 3. Persons 4. Virtue 5. Authenticity 6. Min Conclusion --
Glossary --
Appendix I: Timelines --
Appendix II: List of Useful Websites.
Series Title: The basics
Responsibility: Victoria S. Harrison.

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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and Hinduism, this book covers key figures, issues, methods and concepts. Questions discussed include:What is the ' self'? Is human nature inherently good or bad? How is the mind related to the world? How can you live an authentic life? What is the fundamental nature of reality?

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