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Philosophical Traditions

Philosophical Traditions

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Anthony O'Hear, Yoko Arisaka, Alan Montefiore, Richard Sorabji, Jonardon Ganeri, David E. Cooper, Barry Hallen, Matthew T. Kapstein, Tamra Wright, Bret W. Davis, Vrinda Dalmiya, Fraser MacBride, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Ali Paya
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  • Date Published: July 2014
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107434486

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  • In one sense all philosophies attempt to analyse a small number of questions central to human life: the self, knowledge, the nature of the cosmos and reality, God or the divine. But while topics may be common, approaches have differed historically, and according to the traditions and times in which particular thinkers have worked. The Royal Institute of Philosophy's London Lecture series for 2012–13 brought together contributions from scholars expert in different traditions in order to explore continuities and discontinuities in world philosophy. In this volume there are papers on Indian thought, including Buddhist and Jain contributions, on Daoism, on modern Japanese approaches, on Jewish and Islamic thought, on stoicism, and on African philosophy, as well as on modern analytical philosophy, the so-called 'Continental' tradition and on the thought of Nietzsche.

    • Addresses important questions concerning a variety of philosophical traditions
    • Contains essays from a number of distinguished philosophers
    • Based on the Royal Institute of Philosophy's lecture series for 2012–13
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    • Date Published: July 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107434486
    • length: 328 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 155 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface Anthony O'Hear
    1. Modern Japanese philosophy: historical contexts and cultural implications Yoko Arisaka
    2. The 'continental' tradition? Alan Montefiore
    3. Philosophy and life in Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy: three aspects Richard Sorabji
    4. Philosophical modernities: polycentricity and early modernity in India Jonardon Ganeri
    5. Daoism, nature and humanity David E. Cooper
    6. Select issues and controversies in contemporary African philosophy Barry Hallen
    7. Buddhist idealists and their Jain critics on our knowledge of external objects Matthew T. Kapstein
    8. Self, other, God: twentieth-century Jewish philosophy Tamra Wright
    9. Conversing in emptiness: rethinking cross-cultural dialogue with the Kyoto School Bret W. Davis
    10. From good knowers to just knowers in the Mahãbhãrata: towards a comparative virtue epistemology Vrinda Dalmiya
    11. Analytic philosophy and its synoptic commission: towards the epistemic end of days Fraser MacBride
    12. Heroic-idyllic philosophizing: Nietzsche and the Epicurean tradition Keith Ansell-Pearson
    13. Islamic philosophy: past, present and future Ali Paya.

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    Anthony O'Hear, Royal Institute of Philosophy, London
    Anthony O'Hear is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Buckinghamshire, Director of the Royal Institute of Philosophy and Editor of the journal Philosophy.

    Contributors

    Anthony O'Hear, Yoko Arisaka, Alan Montefiore, Richard Sorabji, Jonardon Ganeri, David E. Cooper, Barry Hallen, Matthew T. Kapstein, Tamra Wright, Bret W. Davis, Vrinda Dalmiya, Fraser MacBride, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Ali Paya

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