ISBN13:978-0742513501 ISBN10: 0742513505 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0742513495 ISBN10: 0742513491
Summary: In the second edition of this groundbreaking text in non-Western philosophy, fifteen experts introduce some of the great philosophical traditions in the world. The dozen essays collected here unveil exciting, sophisticated philosophical traditions that are too often neglected in the western world. The contributors include the leading scholars in their fields, but they write for students coming to these concepts for the first time. Building on revisions and updates to
the original essays on China, India, Japan, and the Americas, this new edition also considers three philosophical traditions for the first time--Jewish, Buddhist, and South Pacific (Måori) philosophy.
Summary: In the second edition of this groundbreaking text in non-Western philosophy, fifteen experts introduce some of the great philosophical traditions in the world. The dozen essays collected here unveil exciting, sophisticated philosophical traditions that are too often neglected in the western world. The contributors include the leading scholars in their fields, but they write for students coming to these concepts for the first time. Building on revisions and updates to the original essays on China, India, Japan, and the Americas, this new edition also considers three philosophical traditions for the first time--Jewish, Buddhist, and South Pacific (Måori) philosophy. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 03 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Pub, Inc. Published: 07/28/2003 International: No
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Solomon, Robert C. : University of Texas at Austin
Robert C. Solomon, Quincy Lee Centennial Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, is author of numerous books and textbooks in philosophy, including From Rationalism to Existentialism, The Passions, and The Bully Culture.
Higgins, Kathleen M. : University of Texas at Austin
Kathleen M. Higgins, associate professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, is the author of Nietzsche's Zarathustra, The Music of Our Lives, and Comic Relief: Nietzsche's Gay Science. Together, they have written A Short History of Philosophy, What Nietzsche Really Said, and edited World Philosophy: A Text with Readings.
"Robert Solomon and Kathy Higgins, editors, and the many distinguished contributors are to be congratulated for this excellent second editon of the work. The new chapters on Jewish, Buddhist and Maori Philosophy maintain the high standard of the original chapters, all of which are written with great clarity and insight. Anyone interested in the philosophies of the world should gratefully accept the invitation to learn from this fine book."
Understanding Order: The Chinese Perspective David L. Hall and Roger T. Ames Ways of Japanese Thinking Graham Parkes Traditional American Indian Attitudes toward Nature J. Baird Callicott and Thomas W. Overholt Pre-Columbian and Modern Philosophical Perspectives in Latin America Jorge Valadez Arabic Philosophy Eric Ormsby Jewish Philosophy Oliver Leaman Persian Philosophy Homayoon Sepasi-Tehrani and Janet Flesch The Myth of Authenticity: Personhood, Traditional Culture, and African Philosophy Jacqueline Trimier Indian Philosophies Stephen H. Phillips Buddhist Philosophy Peter D. Hershock Måori Philosophy Roy W. Perrett Esoteric Philosophy Robert A. McDermott
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