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The World Religions Reader

Ninian Smart

The World Religions Reader

Ninian Smart

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This is a collection of stories of philosophy and religion from around the world. The author discusses figures such as: Plato and Kierkegaard in the West; the Buddha and Mao Zedong in Asia; temples and Knibanga in Africa; and Rodo and Royce in America.

- Publisher "World Philosophies is a comprehensive survey of the world's philosophical and religious traditions by one of our foremost religious thinkers. Ninian Smart discusses notable figures such as Plato and Kierkegaard in the West, the Buddha and Mao Zedong in Asia, Tempels and Knibanga in Africa, and Rodo and Royce in America. Covering a wide range of topics including Indian ideas of testimony and evidence, Chinese notions of moral development, Buddhist concepts of cosmology and Latin American critiques of materialism, Smart sheds new light on the astonishing diversity of philosophies that have developed throughout history.

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This is a collection of stories of philosophy and religion from around the world. The author discusses figures such as: Plato and Kierkegaard in the West; the Buddha and Mao Zedong in Asia; temples and Knibanga in Africa; and Rodo and Royce in America.
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"World Philosophies is a comprehensive survey of the world's philosophical and religious traditions by one of our foremost religious thinkers. Ninian Smart discusses notable figures such as Plato and Kierkegaard in the West, the Buddha and Mao Zedong in Asia, Tempels and Knibanga in Africa, and Rodo and Royce in America. Covering a wide range of topics including Indian ideas of testimony and evidence, Chinese notions of moral development, Buddhist concepts of cosmology and Latin American critiques of materialism, Smart sheds new light on the astonishing diversity of philosophies that have developed throughout history.
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Ninian Smart

Ninian Smart is J. F. Rowny Professor of Comparative ReligioNinian Smart is J. F. Rowny Professor of Comparative ReligioNinian Smart is J. F. Rowny Professor of Comparative ReligioNinian Smart is J. F. Rowny Professor of Comparative Religions at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among hisns at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among hisns at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among hisns at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Among his many books are "Buddhism and Christianity: Rivals and Allie many books are "Buddhism and Christianity: Rivals and Allie

Table Of Contents

  • The History Of The World And Out Philosophical Inheritance
  • South Asian Philosophies
  • Chinese Philosophies
  • Korean Philosophies
  • Japanese Philosophies
  • Philosophies Of Greece, Rome And The Near East
  • Islamic Philosophies
  • Jewish Philosophies
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Modern Islam
  • Modern South And South-east Asia
  • China, Korea And Japan In Modern Times
  • African Philosophies.

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  • Catalogue Code 173739
  • Product Code 0415228522
  • EAN 9780415228527
  • Pages 464
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Reference
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date May 2000
  • Dimensions 246 x 174 x 35 mm
  • Weight 0.816kg

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