Perspectives of Reality
An Introdution to the Philosophy of Hinduism
By (author) Jeaneane D. Fowler
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Perspectives of Reality by Jeaneane D. Fowler
Book DescriptionBeginning with the foundational visions of the Vedas, Dr Fowler examines each traditions vision of reality in a systematic way that focuses on how it understands the self, the highest reality, causality, knowledge, and liberation. Because the six major Hindu philosophical traditions Mimamsa, Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisesika, and Vedanta complement each other in important ways as well as compete with each other in some ways, this systematic comparison of the fundamental topics of each tradition enables us to see the beautiful tapestry of the Hindu way of life that these traditions have created. This book offers the reader who wishes to understand the philosophical basis of Hinduism a clear and comprehensive introduction. It also provides a solid foundation for the reader who wishes to go on to advanced and detailed studies of any of the Hindu philosophical traditions. From the Foreword by John M. Koller, author of The Indian Way and Asian Philosophies
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781898723936
(260mm x 180mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Sussex Academic Press
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jeaneane D. Fowler
Chanting in the Hillsides, Paperback (September 2008)
In 1983, a tiny group of people in Cardiff and a married couple in Aberporth West Wales were the only Welsh members of Soka Gakkai International, a Japanese movement based on the beliefs and teachings of the 13th century Buddhist, Nichiren Daishonin. This book examines the history of the movement in these two areas.
Chinese Religions, Paperback (August 2007)
Presents an introduction to the religions of China, and places it in the wider context of Chinese history and philosophy. This book brings together the studies of Jeaneane Fowler in Taoism, Chinese popular religion and the broader canvas of Chinese cosmogony, and those of Merv Fowler in Confucianism, Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism and Pure Land Buddhism.
Humanism, Paperback (January 1999)
Assuming no previous knowledge, this text provides an introduction to Humanism and includes Humanist marriage and funeral ceremonies written by students.
World Religions, Paperback (January 1998)» View all books by Jeaneane D. Fowler
An introduction to the world religions of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism. Emphasis is placed on the living religion and the whole work is designed as a first-level introduction for those who have little or no previous knowledge of these religions.
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Author Biography - Jeaneane D. Fowler
Jeaneane Fowler was formerly Head of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Wales, Newport, and later an Honorary Research Fellow. Her publications include Hinduism: Beliefs and Practices (Choice Outstanding Title, 1997); with books in the same series on Humanism, Chinese Religions, Tai Chi, Nichiren Daishonin: Buddhism in Wales, and books on the Philosophy of Hinduism and the Philosophy of Taoism; and a text and commentary on the Bhagavad Gita.
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