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World philosophies

Author: Ninian Smart
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now available in paperback, World Philosophies is an original introduction to the world's philosophical and religious traditions from one of the world's foremost religious thinkers.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ninian Smart
ISBN: 0415228522 9780415228527
OCLC Number: 43418769
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: vii, 454 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The history of the world and our philosophical inheritance --
South Asian philosophies --
Chinese philosophies --
Korean philosophies --
Japanese philosophies --
Philosophies of Greece, Rome and the Near East --
Islamic philosophies --
Jewish philosophies --
Europe --
North America --
Latin America --
Modern Islam --
Modern South and South-East Asia --
China, Korea and Japan in modern times --
African philosophies.
Responsibility: Ninian Smart.

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"As usual, Smart writes clearly, simply and with an evident relish for his subject. An excellent, 65-page bibliography is included. The book is in some ways a remarkable "tour de force."-Murdith Read more...

 
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