Eastern Philosophy: 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, Eastern Philosophy provides a feast of ideas of universal
relevance.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
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?