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Close 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 Details

ISBN: 9780415202848
ISBN-10: 0415202841
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 26mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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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