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A Companion to World Philosophies

Eliot Deutsch (Editor), Ron Bontekoe (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-631-21327-7
608 pages
January 1991, Wiley-Blackwell
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This outstanding volume offers students, teachers and general readers a complete introductory survey of the major non-western philosophical traditions.
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Guide to Pronunciation.

Part I: Historical Background.

Part II: The Chinese Tradition.

Part III: The Indian Tradition.

Part IV: The Buddhist Tradition.

Part V: The Islamic Tradition.

Part VI: The Contemporary Situation.

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Eliot Deutsch is past editor (1967-1987) of the international journal Philosophy East and West, Director of the Sixth East-West Philosophers' Conference, and a past president of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy. He is the author of twelve books, including: On Truth; Personhood, Creativity and Freedom; Studies in Comparative Aesthetics; Religion and Spirituality; Essays on the Nature of Art; and many articles and reviews in professional journals.

Ron Bontekoe received his PhD from the University of Toronto. He is author of Dimensions of the Hermenetic Circle (1996) and co-editor of Justice and Democracy.
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* Includes coverage of Chinese, Indian, Buddhist, Islamic, African, and Polynesian philosophical traditions.
* In addition to historical coverage, the volume includes coverage of the current trends and perspectives in non-western thought.
* Includes over 40 new articles by leading scholars.
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