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Fifty Eastern thinkers

Author: Diané Collinson; Kathryn Plant; Robert Wilkinson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Routledge key guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Close exposition and analysis of 50 major thinkers in Eastern philosophy and religion form the core of this introductory text. The authors examine such figures as Zarathustra, Confucius, Mohammed, Mao Tse Tung, Nishitani and Gandhi.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diané Collinson; Kathryn Plant; Robert Wilkinson
ISBN: 0415202833 0415202841 9780415202831 9780415202848
OCLC Number: 42309578
Description: xvii, 425 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Zoroastrianism --
Zoroaster (Zarathustra) c.1500/1000 BCE --
pt. 2. Islamic philosophy --
Introduction --
Muhammad, 570-632 CE --
Al-Kindi, 812-873 CE --
Al-Farabi, 870-950 CE --
Ibn Sina, 980-1037 CE --
Al-Ghazali, 1058-1111 CE --
Ibn Rushd, 1126-1198 CE --
Ibn Arabi, 1165-1240 CE --
Iqbal, 1876-1938 CE --
pt. 3. Indian philosophy --
Introduction --
Vardhamana (Mahavira), 599-527 BCE --
The Buddha, 563-483 BCE --
Patanjali, 2nd century BCE --
Badarayana, 2nd century BCE --
Nagarjuna, 2nd century BCE --
Vasubandhu, 4/5th century CE --
Buddhaghosa, 5th century CE --
Sankara, 788-820 CE --
Ramanuja, 1016-1100 CE --
Madhva, 1199-1278 CE --
Vivekananda, 1863-1902 CE --
Gandhi, 1869-1948 CE --
Aurobindo, 1872-1950 CE --
Radhakrishnan, 1888-1975 CE --
pt. 4. Tibetan philosophy --
Introduction --
Padmasambhava, 8th century CE --
Milarepa, 1052-1135 CE --
Tsong Kha Pa, 1357-1419 CE. pt. 5. Chinese philosophy --
Introduction --
Confucius (Kongfuzi) 551-479 BCE --
Mozi (Mo Tzu) 5th century BCE --
Mencius (Mengzi) 371-289 BCE --
Laozi (Lao Tzu) 4th century BCE --
Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu) 369-286 BCE --
Hanfeizi (Han Fei Tzu) c.280-233 BCE --
Xunzi (Hans Tzu) c.320-c.230 BCE --
Huineng (Hui-Neng) 638-713 CE --
Fazang (Fa Tsang) 643-712 CE --
Zhuxi (Chu Hsi) 1130-1120 CE --
Wang Yangming (Wang Shou-Jen) 1472-1527 CE --
Dai Zhen (Tai Chen) 1724-1777 CE --
Kang Youwei (K'ang Yu-Wei) 1858-1927 CE --
Xiong Shili (Hsiung Shi-Li) 1883-1968 CE --
Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-Tung) 1893-1976 CE --
pt. 6. Korean philosophy --
Introduction --
Chinul 1158-1210 CE --
Yi Yulgok 1536-1584 CE --
pt. 7. Japanese philosophy --
Introduction --
Dogen 1200-1253 CE --
Nichiren 1222-1282 CE --
Bankei 1622-1693 CE --
Hakuin 1685-1769 CE --
Nishida 1870-1945 CE --
Suzuki 1870-1966 CE --
Nishitani 1900-1991 CE --
Glossary.
Series Title: Routledge key guides.
Responsibility: Diané Collinson, Kathryn Plant and Robert Wilkinson.

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This is an updated and expanded edition of the successful Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers. It draws together thinkers from all the major Eastern philosophical traditions, and from the earliest  Read more...
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