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The encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religion

Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen

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Published by Shambhala in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Religions -- Dictionaries,
    • Philosophy, Asian -- Dictionaries,
    • Asia -- Religion -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIngrid Fischer-Schreiber [et al.] ; editors, Stephan Schuhmacher, Gert Woerner ; translators, Michael H. Kohn, Karen Ready, Werner Wünsche.
      ContributionsFischer-Schreiber, Ingrid., Schuhmacher, Stephan., Woerner, Gert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1005 .L4813 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 468 p. :
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2039348M
      ISBN 10087773433X
      LC Control Number88015837

      An excellent source for reference or just casual reading, "The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy and Religion" is more often than not the first book I turn to when looking for a description of anything from "Advaita" to "Zazen."/5. Philosophy of religion is the philosophical examination of the themes and concepts involved in religious traditions as well as the broader philosophical task of reflecting on matters of religious significance including the nature of religion itself, alternative concepts of God or ultimate reality, and the religious significance of general features of the cosmos (e.g., the laws of nature, the.

      In antiquity elements of Eastern philosophy appear to have directly influenced Western philosophy. The Ancient Greek philosopher Pyrrho accompanied Alexander the Great in his eastern campaigns, spending about 18 months in India. Pyrrho subsequently returned to Greece and founded Pyrrhonism, a philosophy with substantial similarities with Buddhism.   The Best Guide to Eastern Philosophy & Religion provides a thorough discussion of the most widely practices belief systems of the East. Author Diane Morgan understands how to direct the materialistic, linear way of Western thinking toward a comprehension of the cyclical, metaphysical essence of Eastern philosophy. With an emphasis on the tenets and customs that Wester seekers .

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