World Philosophies

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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World Philosophies presents in one volume a superb introduction to all the worlds major philosophical and religious traditions. Covering all corners of the globe, Ninian Smarts work offers a comprehensive and global philosophical and religious picture.In this revised and expanded second edition, a team of world renowned scholars assembled by the Editor Oliver Leaman have brought Ninian Smarts masterpiece up to date for the twenty-first century. Chapters have been revised by experts in the field to include recent philosophical developments, and the book includes a new bibliographic guide to resources in world philosophies.

Table of Contents

The history of the world and our philosophical inheritancep. 1
South Asian philosophiesp. 13
Chinese philosophiesp. 70
Korean philosophiesp. 117
Japanese philosophiesp. 126
Philosophies of Greece, Rome and the Near Eastp. 151
Islamic philosophiesp. 191
Jewish philosophiesp. 223
Europep. 243
North Americap. 330
Latin Americap. 353
Modern Islamp. 370
Modern South and South-east Asiap. 384
China, Korea and Japan in modern timesp. 406
African philosophiesp. 433
Concluding reflectionsp. 453
Bibliographyp. 467
Indexp. 554
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