Classic Asian Philosophy: A Guide to the Essential Texts by Joel Kupperman

Classic Asian Philosophy: A Guide to the Essential Texts

byJoel Kupperman

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This is a second, revised edition of Kupperman's introduction to Asian philosophy via its canonical texts. Kupperman ranges from the Upanishads to the Bhagavad Gita through Confucius to Zen Buddhism, walking students through the texts, conveying the vitality and appeal of the works, andexplaining their philosophical roots. Kupperman has made revisions throughout the text, clarifying where necessary, and added a new chapter on al-Arabi's The Bezels of Wisdom, a classic of Islamic Sufism.

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Joel J. Kupperman is Professor of Philosophy at University of Connecticut, and the author of Ethics and Qualities of Life (Oxford, 2006), and Six Myths About the Good Life (2006), among other books.
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Title:Classic Asian Philosophy: A Guide to the Essential TextsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 5.39 × 8.19 × 0.79 inPublished:December 7, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The Upanishads2. The Dhammapada3. The Bhagavad Gita4. The Bevels of Wisdom (new)5. Confucius6. Menicus7. Tao Te Ching8. The Zhuangzi9. Zen Flesh, Zen Bones10. Classic Asian Philosophies as Guides to LifeIndex