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Understanding Eastern philosophy

Author: Ray Billington
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Billington
ISBN: 0415129648 9780415129640 0415129656 9780415129657
OCLC Number: 69593106
Description: x, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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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