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World Philosophies David E. Cooper

World Philosophies By David E. Cooper

World Philosophies by David E. Cooper


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This text is an introduction to the main philosophical systems developed from the time of ancient India, China and Greece up to the present day. These systems are viewed as attempts, above all, to provide integrated accounts of the place of human beings within the wider order of things.

World Philosophies Summary

World Philosophies: An Historical Introduction by David E. Cooper

This volume is the first introduction to all the main philosophical systems of the world, written by a highly successful textbook author. It is the ideal textbook for use on all courses in comparative philosophy, multicultural philosophy, and the history of philosophy.Unique in its breadth, World Philosophies introduces philosophy from the time of Ancient India, China and Greece up to the present day. These philosophical systems are viewed as attempts to provide integrated accounts of the place of human beings within the wider order of things, and to determine in the light of these philosophies the proper conduct of human life.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. Part I: Ancient Philosophies: 2. India. The 'Schools' and their Framework. Samkhya and Yoga. Advaita Vedanta. Buddhism. Ethics and Indian Philosophy. 3. China. The Character of Chinese Philosophy. Confucianism. Mohism. Taoism. 4. Greece. Legacies. Naturalism and Relativism. Plato. Aristotle. Epicureanism, Scepticism and Stoicism. Part II: Middle Period and 'Modern' Philosophies: 5. Medieval Philosophies. Religion and Philosophy. Neo-Platonism and Early Christianity. Islamic and Jewish Philosophy. Thomism and its Critics. Medieval Mysticism. 6. Developments in Asian Philosophy. Theistic Vedanta. Neo-Confucianism. Zen Buddhism. 7. From Renaissance to Enlightenment. Humanism and the Rise of Science. Scepticism. Dualism, Materialism and Idealism. Monism and Monadology. Enlightenment and Its Critics. Part III: Recent Philosophies: 8. Kant and the Nineteenth Century. Kant. Absolute Idealism. Philosophies of the Will. Marxism and Social Darwinism. Positivism, Pragmatism and British Idealism. 9. Recent Non-Western Philosophies. India. China and Japan. The Islamic World. Africa. 10. Twentieth-Century Western Philosophies. Philosophies of Life. Phenomenology, Hermeneutics and Existentialism. Logical Atomism and Logical Positivism. Naturalisms. Postmodernism. Bibliography. Index.

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GOR003427088
9780631188674
0631188673
World Philosophies: An Historical Introduction by David E. Cooper
Used - Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1995-10-26
528
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