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Thirty-five Oriental Philosophers

Wilkinson, Robert and Collinson, Diane (1994). Thirty-five Oriental Philosophers. London: Routledge.

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Abstract

These are questions to which oriental thinkers have given a wide range of philosophical answers that are intellectually and imaginatively stimulating.

Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers is a succinctly informative introduction to the thought of thirty-five important figures in the Chinese, Indian, Arab, Japanese and Tibetan philosophical traditions. Thinkers covered include founders such as Zoroaster, Confucius, Buddha and Muhammed, as well as influential modern figures such as Gandhi, Mao Tse-Tung, Suzuki and Nishida.

The book is divided into sections, in which an introduction to the tradition it covers precedes the essays on its individual philosophers. Notes, further reading lists, and cross-references provide the student with a clear route to further study. There is a glossary of key terms at the end of the book.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 1994 Routledge
ISBN: 0-415-02596-6, 978-0-415-02596-6
Extra Information: Turkish translation 2000 - Otzu Bes Dogu Filozofu ISBN - 975-8087-09-6

Electronic version also available
Keywords: Eastern philosophy
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 22079
Depositing User: Jean Fone
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2010 08:22
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 13:42
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/22079
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