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How the world thinks : a global history of philosophy

Author: Julian Baggini
Publisher: London : Granta Books, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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In the first global overview of philosophy, Julian Baggini travels the world to provide a wide-ranging map of human thought. One of the great unexplained wonders of human history is that written philosophy flowered entirely separately in China, India and Ancient Greece at more or less the same time. These early philosophies have had a profound impact on the development of distinctive cultures in different parts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Baggini
ISBN: 9781783782307 1783782307
OCLC Number: 1134534874
Description: xxxiii, 398 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. One How the World Knows --
1. Insight --
2. The ineffable --
3. Theology or philosophy? --
4. Logic --
5. Secular reason --
6. Pragmatism --
7. Tradition --
8. Conclusion --
pt. Two How the World Is --
9. Time --
10. Karma --
11. Emptiness --
12. Naturalism --
13. Unity --
14. Reductionism --
15. Conclusion --
pt. Three Who in the World Are We? --
16. No-self --
17. The relational self --
18. The atomised self --
19. Conclusion --
pt. Four How the World Lives --
20. Harmony --
21. Virtue --
22. Moral exemplars --
23. Liberation --
24. Transience --
25. Impartiality --
26. Conclusion --
pt. Five Concluding Thoughts --
27. How the world thinks --
28. A sense of place.
Responsibility: Julian Baggini.

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The first ever global overview of philosophy: how it developed around the world and impacted the cultures in which it flourished, now in paperback.  Read more...

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