Classic Asian Philosophy: A Guide to the Essential Texts

Classic Asian Philosophy: A Guide to the Essential Texts

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by Joel J. Kupperman
     
 

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This is a second, revised edition of Kupperman's introduction to Asian philosophy via its canonical texts. Kupperman ranges from the Upanishads to the Bhagavad Gita through Confucius to Zen Buddhism, walking students through the texts, conveying the vitality and appeal of the works, and explaining their philosophical roots. Kupperman has made revisions throughout the

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This is a second, revised edition of Kupperman's introduction to Asian philosophy via its canonical texts. Kupperman ranges from the Upanishads to the Bhagavad Gita through Confucius to Zen Buddhism, walking students through the texts, conveying the vitality and appeal of the works, and explaining their philosophical roots. Kupperman has made revisions throughout the text, clarifying where necessary, and added a new chapter on al-Arabi's The Bezels of Wisdom, a classic of Islamic Sufism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199885114
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/16/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,155,444
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Joel J. Kupperman is Professor of Philosophy at University of Connecticut, and the author of Ethics and Qualities of Life (Oxford, 2006), and Six Myths About the Good Life (2006), among other books.

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