JAY STEVENSON, Ph.D., teaches writing, English Literature, and cultural studies at Rutgers University, and is the author of five Complete Idiot's Guide. He has written for Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 and for the Grinnell Review.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eastern Philosophyby Jay Stevenson PhD
You're no idiot, of course. You know Eastern philosophy encompasses many countries and concepts, but when it comes to breaking down the basics to discuss with others or for your own enlightenment you can't tell Confucius from Krishna. Don't nix nirvana just yet! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eastern Philosophy' is an extensive, reader-friendly guide that maps out the terrain along the various paths of knowledge. A wealth of information about the history and core beliefs of each philosophical system. Outlines and in-depth explorations of each school of thought. Reading and study guides to enhance your understanding. The big picture of Eastern Philosophy and how its components relate to Western ideas.
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Fabulous book!!! Lots of info on all eastern religions, without the persuasive propaganda.