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Understanding Eastern philosophy

Author: Ray Billington
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents both an overview of, and an introduction to, the key philosophies of the East and how they compare with those of the West. The text examines the key tenets of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Billington, Ray.
Understanding Eastern philosophy.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
(DLC) 97224463
(OCoLC)37873840
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Billington
ISBN: 0203158512 9780203158517 0203005759 9780203005750 0415129656 9780415129657
OCLC Number: 48139058
Description: 1 online resource (x, 197 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Eastern philosophy or Eastern religion? --
The concept of God --
Hinduism I: its scripturees and systems --
Hinduism II: its basic teaching --
The heterodox systems I --
The heterodox systems II: Buddhism 1: philosophy --
The heterodox systems III: Buddhism 2: the way of Buddha --
The heterodox systems IV: Buddhism 3: Mahayana Buddhism --
Chinese philosophy I: Taoism --
Later developments in Taoism --
Chinese philosophy II: the Yinrep destiny --
Ethics and human behaviour --
Nature and community --
Authority and faith --
Coexistence or coinherence?
Responsibility: Ray Billington.
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