Eastern Philosophy : Teach Yourself
Discover the East through its religions and philosophies
Understand Eastern Philosophy examines key ideas that developed within the ancient civilizations 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, Understand Eastern Philosophy provides you with a feast of ideas of universal relevance.
With this book, you will
- Understand the ethical and social implications of Eastern philosophy
- Learn key terms in their original language through their full explanations
- See the parallels with Western thought
- Appreciate the religions of India and the Far East