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World philosophy

Author: Kathleen Marie Higgins; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Springfield, VA : Teaching Co., ℗2001.
Series: Great courses (Compact disc)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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A series of 24 lectures designed as an introduction to the key ideas of the world's diverse philosophical traditions. Using the orientation of Western thought as a departure, the course considers a number of the worldviews originating in Africa, the Americas, India, China, and Japan.
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Genre/Form: History
Audiobooks
Sound recordings
Lectures
Speaches
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Marie Higgins; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565853539 9781565853539
OCLC Number: 48386437
Notes: Compact disc.
Issued in 2 containers (23 cm.); each part consists of six sound discs and one course guidebook.
Performer(s): Lecturer, Kathleen Higgins.
Description: 12 audio discs (approximately 720 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm).
Contents: part 1: lecture 1. Beginnings --
lecture 2. Western metaphysics --
lecture 3. Soul & body --
lecture 4. Good life & the role of reason --
lecture 5. Western & African thought compared --
lecture 6. Traditional beliefs & philosophy --
lecture 7. American Indian thinking --
lecture 8. Mesoamerican thought --
lecture 9. Ethics & social thought in Latin America --
lecture 10. Indian thought on supreme reality --
lecture 11. Dualism of the Samkhya school --
lecture 12. Vedic thought & Monism. part 2: lecture 13. Bhagavad Gita --
lecture 14. Buddha's teachings --
lecture 15. Theravada & Mahayana Buddhism --
lecture 16. Nagarjuna's interpretation of Buddhism --
lecture 17. Chinese conception of reality --
lecture 18. Confucius --
lecture 19. Confucian virtue --
lecture 20. Confucian schools-Mencius & Xunzi --
lecture 21. Daoist response to Confucianism --
lecture 22. Daoism & early Buddhism in China --
lecture 23. Buddhism in China & Japan --
lecture 24. Synthesis.
Series Title: Great courses (Compact disc)
Responsibility: Kathleen Higgins.

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A series of 24 lectures designed as an introduction to the key ideas of the world's diverse philosophical traditions. Using the orientation of Western thought as a departure, the course considers a number of the worldviews originating in Africa, the Americas, India, China, and Japan.

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