East Asian Philosophy: With Historical Background and Present Influence

East Asian Philosophy: With Historical Background and Present Influence

by John E. Ho
     
 

The purpose of this book is to help readers understand the intellectual foundations, strategies and tactics of East Asians in Japan and the so-called four Mini-Dragons (Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan). In addition, it sets out to help East Asians, especially overseas Asians, understand their own philosophical and cultural tradition. It is the first

Overview

The purpose of this book is to help readers understand the intellectual foundations, strategies and tactics of East Asians in Japan and the so-called four Mini-Dragons (Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan). In addition, it sets out to help East Asians, especially overseas Asians, understand their own philosophical and cultural tradition. It is the first book published which discusses various aspects, both positive and negative, of the philosophical and cultural heritage of these countries as a whole by tracing their historical development and background.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820419138
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Series:
American University Studies Series: Series 5: Philosophy, #139
Pages:
256

Meet the Author

The Author: John. E. Ho is Professor of Law and was Chairman of the Department for External Economic Cooperation in Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute. He graduate from the Law School of the National Central Univesity in Chungking, the wartime capital of China, and received his M.A. degree in political science from Baylor Univesity, Waco, Texas. Dr. Ho taught Chinese language, Chinese modern history, oriental philosophy, and East Asian political culture at Baylor University (1988-92). His publications include Understand Law.

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