Teach Yourself Eastern Philosophy

Teach Yourself Eastern Philosophy

by Mel Thompson
     
 

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From the exotic images of sexual Tantra to the simple precision of Zen, from the moral precepts of Confucianism to the rich array of Hindu ideas and lifestyles, Eastern philosophy provides a feast of ideas of universal relevance. Teach Yourself Eastern Philosophy examines those ideas as they developed within the ancient civilizations of Asia. It examines the

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From the exotic images of sexual Tantra to the simple precision of Zen, from the moral precepts of Confucianism to the rich array of Hindu ideas and lifestyles, Eastern philosophy provides a feast of ideas of universal relevance. Teach Yourself Eastern Philosophy examines those ideas as they developed within the ancient civilizations of Asia. It examines the ethical and social implications of each and points to parallels with Western thought, where appropriate.

Mel Thompson is a freelance writer and editor, specializing in Philosophy, Religion and Ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071421317
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Series:
Teach Yourself Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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