World Philosophies / Edition 2

World Philosophies / Edition 2

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by Ninian Smart, Oliver Leaman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415411890

ISBN-13: 9780415411899

Pub. Date: 10/25/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

World Philosophies presents in one volume a superb introduction to all the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions. Covering all corners of the globe, Ninian Smart’s work offers a comprehensive and global philosophical and religious picture.

In this revised and expanded second edition, a team of

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World Philosophies presents in one volume a superb introduction to all the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions. Covering all corners of the globe, Ninian Smart’s work offers a comprehensive and global philosophical and religious picture.

In this revised and expanded second edition, a team of distinguished scholars, assembled by the editor Oliver Leaman, have brought Ninian Smart’s masterpiece up to date for the twenty-first century. Chapters have been revised by experts in the field to include recent philosophical developments, and the book includes a new bibliographic guide to resources in world philosophies. A brand new introduction which celebrates the career and writings of Ninian Smart, and his contribution to the study of world religions, helps set the work in context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415411899
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/25/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. The History of the World and our Philosophical Inheritance (Donald Wiebe) 2. South Asian Philosophies (Chris Bartley) 3. Chinese Philosophies (Sor-hoon Tan) 4. Korean Philosophies (Oliver Leaman) 5. Japanese Philosophies (Gereon Kopf) 6. Philosophies of Greece, Rome and the Near East (David Bradshaw) 7. Islamic Philosophies (Oliver Leaman) 8. Jewish Philosophies (Aaron Hughes) 9. Europe (Oliver Leaman) 10. North America (Cynthia Gayman) 11. Latin America (Susanna Nuccetelli) 12. Modern Islam (Muhammad Kamal) 13. Modern South and South-East Asia (Chris Bartley) 14. China, Korea and Japan in Modern Times (Geron Kopf, Sor-hoon Tan) 15. African Philosophies (Safro Kwame) 16. Concluding Reflections Bibliography (Patrick O' Donnell) Index

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