Eastern Philosophy: Teach Yourself
Teach Yourself Eastern Philosophy examines
key ideas that developed within the ancient civilisations of India and China. It presents a range of philosophies that both
inform discussion of personal, moral and social issues and address the fundamental questions about the nature of reality and
the place and purpose of human life within it. From the erotic images of Tantra to the simple precision of Zen, and from the
social order in traditional Confucian teaching to the rich variety of Hindu ideas and lifestyles, Teach Yourself Eastern Philosophy
provides a feast of ideas of universal relevance. Teach Yourself Eastern Philosophy: - Looks at the ethical and social implications
of Eastern philosophy. - Gives key terms in their original language with full explananations. - Points to parallels with
Western thought, where appropriate. - Provides essential background information for appreciating the religions of India and
the Far East.
01 Hindu philosophies 02 Early Buddhism 03 Jainism 04 Mahayana Buddhism 05 Confucianism 06 Taoism
07 Tantra 08 Zen Further reading Glossary
Are you new to Eastern philosophy? Do you need to brush up your knowledge
for a course or exam? Do you want to understand the key philosophical terms?