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Great Thinkers of the Eastern World
     

Great Thinkers of the Eastern World

by Ian P. McGreal
 
A companion volume to Great Thinkers of the Western World that provides information and analysis on the major thinkers and the philosophical and religious classics of the Eastern world--including Confucius, Mohammed, Buddha, Gandhi, and Lao-Tse.

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A companion volume to Great Thinkers of the Western World that provides information and analysis on the major thinkers and the philosophical and religious classics of the Eastern world--including Confucius, Mohammed, Buddha, Gandhi, and Lao-Tse.

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Articles on some 100 outstanding religious and philosophical thinkers and texts, each with its own bibliography, are arranged chronologically according to country, so that students can trace the development of ideas from 600 B.C. through the 20th century. The articles on people provide basic biographical information, list major works, and summarize principle ideas. Articles on texts list authors and dates of composition, and summarize the main ideas of works such as the I Ching and the Upanishads. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780062700858
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/1995
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.67(d)

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