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Religion and the One : philosophies East and West

Author: Frederick C Copleston
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Theories of one ultimate reality exist in philosophies of both the East and the West, and in both traditions such theories are commonly connected with religion. In Religion and the One, Frederick Copleston explores the approach that different philosophies have taken to the question of divine reality, with a special focus on the metaphysics of the One."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick C Copleston
ISBN: 0826465722 9780826465726
OCLC Number: 51487827
Notes: Previous edition: Search Press, 1982.
Description: 281 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The metaphysics of the One and the many --
The One in Taoism and Buddhism --
The Advaita Vedanta and its critics --
Islam and Mysticism --
Western philosophy and the One --
The world and the One --
The self and the One --
Mysticism and Knowledge --
Ethics, metaphysics and social ideals --
The succession of systems and truth.
Other Titles: Religion & the One
Responsibility: Frederick Copleston.

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