9780791473351

The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Eastern and Western Thought

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791473351

  • ISBN10:

    079147335X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-02-07
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Summary

Harold Coward is Professor Emeritus of History and Founding Director of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at the University of Victoria.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Western Thought
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Western Philosophy and Psychologyp. 9
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Jewish Thoughtp. 29
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Christian Thoughtp. 55
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Islamic Thoughtp. 81
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Eastern Thought (arising in India)
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Indian Philosophy and Yoga Psychologyp. 103
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Hindu Thoughtp. 125
The Perfectibility of Human Nature in Buddhist Thoughtp. 157
Conclusionp. 185
Notesp. 195
Indexp. 215
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