Asian Philosophies. JOHN M. KOLLER. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. FIFTH EDITION. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey KOLLMF01_ For undergraduate-level introductory courses in Asian Philosophy and Asian Religion. This text carefully introduces and analyzes the views and the arguments. Asian Philosophies: 7th Edition (Paperback) book cover By John M. Koller John M. Koller has devoted hislife to understanding and explaining Asian thought .
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Ai Ri rated it it was ok Sep 27, This is a very good book for those who want a quick introduction to some very complex philosophies. Professor Kenneth Inada introduced me to Buddhist philosophy and Yasutani Roshi introduced me to zazen. As a matter-of-fact, it acknowledges this expected shortfall by providing suggested reading to expand on ideas presented in the book.
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Thomas and the University of Chicago had found exciting. This text carefully introduces and analyzes the views and the arguments of the major Asian philosophical and religious traditions. Lance McMurchy rated it really liked it Dec 04, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Anna Fhaumnuaypol rated it did not like it Aug 18, For undergraduate-level introductory courses in Asian Philosophy and Asian Religion. This section also includes chapters on Islamic thought and modern Indian philosophy.
See all 9 reviews. It essentially breaks into three major sections, on non-Buddhist Indian philosophies, Buddhist philosophies, and Chinese philosophies. For Instructors Request Inspection Copy. Get to Know Us.
The importance of Asian philosophy in the curriculum
It would be a useful supplemental text for a junior or senior level Asian philosophy course, or as a relatively fast review text for graduate exam preparation. First, what are the key ideas that have shaped Asian cultures?
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It very directly presents and addresses key points and concepts within each of the major systems. Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy. Koller has devoted hislife to understanding and explaining Asian thought and practice.