9780333930687

An Introduction To Comparative Philosophy A Travel Guide to Philosophical Space

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    9780333930687

  • ISBN10:

    0333930681

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-03-09
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This unique book is a comparative introduction to important philosophical questions and positions across world traditions. It explores the presuppositions, knowledge techniques, and logics developed by Greco-European, Indian, and Chinese philosophers in their efforts to understand the object world, human consciousness, and their inter-connections.

Author Biography

Walter Benesch is Professor of Philosophy, University of Alaska. He has presented papers on comparative logic and philosophy in Taiwan, Europe and the US and has published articles and papers on comparative philosophy and logics in the US, Europe, Taiwan and Japan.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements viii
Prologue ix
Introduction: Philosophical Space 1(5)
Worlds within Worlds
6(10)
Thinking about Thinking
16(19)
Part I The Object Dimension of Philosophical Space
The Object Dimension: Assumptions
35(13)
Aristotle, Objectivity, and the Unmoved Mover
48(19)
Objectivity and Ataraxia: Epicurean Gardens, a Stoic Porch and Skeptic Scales
67(21)
The Handmaiden and the Handiwork
88(21)
Part II The Subject Dimension of Philosophical Space
Consciousness: One Chariot and Two Views of the Galaxy
109(21)
The Jain Axiom of Non-absolutism
130(23)
Part III The Situational Dimension of Philosophical Space
Situations and Raising Dead Lions
153(24)
Part IV The Aspect/Perspective Dimension of Philosophical Space
The Way of Nature and Mind as Aspect and Perspective
177(20)
Epilogue 197(5)
Notes 202(21)
Index 223

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