Fifty Eastern Thinkers
Fifty Eastern Thinkers by Diane Collinson
Book DescriptionClose analysis of the work of fifty major thinkers in the field of Eastern philosophy make this an excellent introduction to a fascinating area of study. The authors have drawn together thinkers from all the major Eastern philosophical traditions from the earliest times to the present day. The philosophers covered range from founder figures such as Zoroaster and Confucius to modern thinkers such as Fung Youlan and the present Dalai Lama. Introductions to major traditions and a glossary of key philosophical terms make this a comprehensive and accessible reference resource.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415202848
(216mm x 138mm x 26mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Diane Collinson
Fifty Major Philosophers, Hardback (April 2006)
Focusing on fifty of the most influential philosophers, this second edition seeks to offer a basic understanding, as well as a foundation for philosophical enquiry. It includes: entries on Dewey, Collingwood, Popper, Quine, Merleau-Ponty, Ayer and Rawls; a further reading section; a glossary; and an alphabetical table of contents and an index.
Fifty Key Eastern Thinkers, Hardback (December 1999)
An updated and expanded edition of "Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers". The text provides a close analysis of the work of fifty major thinkers in the field of Eastern philosophy.
One Hundred Twentieth-century Philosophers, Paperback (March 1998)
One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers offers biographical information and critical analysis of the life, work and impact of some of the most significant figures in philosophy this century.
Plain English, Paperback (June 1992)» View all books by Diane Collinson
Plain English is an user-friendly guide that meets the needs of all students who wish to improve their writing skills. Each section deals step by step with basic difficulties and provides exercises to help test the readers' understanding.
UK Kirkus Review » Essential reading for those interested in Eastern philosophy but not sure where to start. This concise book looks at the work of great thinkers from Mohommed and Confucius to Mao; explaining their essential and influential ideas, as well as giving brief biographical information and suggesting further reading. (Kirkus UK)
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