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Companion encyclopedia of Asian philosophy

Published by : Routledge, (London [Eng.] ; | New York [N.Y.] :) Physical details: 1160 pages ISBN:9780415035354. Year: 1997 List(s) this item appears in: English books
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წიგნი წიგნი უცხოური ლიტერატურის სამკითხველო დარბაზი
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წიგნი წიგნი უცხოური ლიტერატურის სამკითხველო დარბაზი
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წიგნი წიგნი უცხოური ლიტერატურის სამკითხველო დარბაზი
1 C-73 (Browse shelf) Available
წიგნი წიგნი უცხოური ლიტერატურის სამკითხველო დარბაზი
1 C-73 (Browse shelf) Available
წიგნი წიგნი უცხოური ლიტერატურის სამკითხველო დარბაზი
1 C-73 (Browse shelf) Available

Originally published in 1997.

Includes bibliographical references.

Part I. Persian philosophy -- Introduction / Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingarn -- The origins of Zoroastrian philosophy / Mary Boyce -- Later Zoroastrianism / Alan Williams -- Morals and society in Zoroastrian philosophy / Philip G. Kreyenbroek -- Contemporary Zoroastrian philosophy / John R. Hinnells --

Part II. Indian philosophy -- Introduction / Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingarn -- The origins of Indian philosophy / John Brockington -- Non-orthodox Indian philosophies / Karel Werner -- Nyaya-Vaisesika / S. R. Bhatt -- Sankhya-Yoga / Indira Mahalingam -- Purva Mimamsa and Vedanta / R. C. Pandeya and Manju -- Sankaracarya / Brian Carr -- Later Vedanta / Michael Comans -- Logic and language in Indian philosophy / Vijay Bharadwaja -- Knowledge and reality in Indian philosophy / Karl H. Potter -- Morals and society in Indian philosophy / Sarasvati Chennakesavan and K. Vasudeva Reddy -- Contemporary Indian philosophy / A. Roy --

Part III. Buddhist philosophy -- Introduction / Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingarn -- The Buddha / Ninian Smart -- Buddhism in India / Robert R. Jackson -- Nagarjuna / Chr. Lindtner -- Buddhism in Tibet / Donald S. Lopez, Jr. -- Buddhism in Sri Lanka and south-east Asia / Padmasiri de Silva and Trevor Ling -- Logic and language in Buddhism / S. R. Bhatt -- Knowledge and reality in Buddhism / Hajime Nakamura -- Morals and society in Buddhism / Stewart McFarlane -- Contemporary Buddhist philosophy / Frank J. Hoffman --

Part IV. Chinese philosophy -- Introduction / Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingarn -- The origins of Chinese philosophy / Chung-ying Cheng -- Confucius and Confucianism / Huang Nansen -- Daoism in Chinese philosophy / Charles Wei-hsun Fu -- Buddhism in Chinese philosophy / Whalen Lai -- Mao Zedong and 'Chinese Marxism' / Arif Dirlik -- Logic and language in Chinese philosophy / Zhang Chunpo and Zhang Jialong -- Knowledge and reality in Chinese philosophy / Zhang Chunpo and Li Xi -- Morals and society in Chinese philosophy / Rui Sheng Wang --g33 Contemporary Chinese philosophy / Francis Soo --

Part V. Japanese philosophy -- Introduction / Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingarn -- The origins of Japanese philosophy / Brian Bocking -- Confucianism in Japan / B. M. Bodart-Bailey -- Buddhism in Japan / Masao Abe -- Morals and society in Japanese philosophy / Takashi Koizumi -- Contemporary Japanese philosophy / John Maraldo --

Part VI. Islamic philosophy -- Introduction / Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingarn -- The Origins of Islamic philosophy / Ian Richard Netton -- Al-Farabi / Harry Bone -- Avicenna / D. J. O'Connor -- Islamic philosophy since Avicenna / Oliver Leaman -- Sufi mysticism / William Montgomery Watt -- Islamic philosophy in south and south-east Asia / John Bousfield -- Logic and language in Islamic philosophy / Oliver Leaman -- Knowledge and reality in Islamic philosophy / Lenn E. Goodman -- Morals and society in Islamic philosophy / Lenn E. Goodman -- Contemporary Islamic philosophy / Hassan Hanafi.

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The Companion Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy is a unique reference work which makes a broad range of richly varied philosophical, ethical and theological traditions accessible to a wide audience. The Companion is divided into six sections covering the main traditions within Asian thought: Persian; Indian; Buddhist; Chinese; Japanese; and Islamic philosophy. Each section contains a collection of chapters which provide comprehensive coverage of the origins of the tradition, its approaches to, for example, logic and languages, and to questions of morals and society. The chapters also contain useful histories of the lives of the key influential thinkers, as well as a thorough analysis of the current trends.

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