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- ISBN: 9780415202831 | 0415202833
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 1/31/2000
This new and expanded update of the popularThirty-five Oriental Philosophersis an accessible introduction to the most prominent figures in Eastern thought, from earliest times to the present day. From traditional philosophers such as Confucius and Zoroaster, to modern thinkers such as Fung Youlan and the present Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, the authors cover the development of each thinker's philosophy and analyze his essential ideas. This useful reference also features introductions discussing the major eastern philosophical traditions, and a glossary of key terms. Students beginning to study Asian philosophy, and anyone with an interest in the subject will find this an invaluable handbook on the thinkers and main tenets of eastern thought.