Classic Asian Philosophy A Guide to the Essential Texts, by Kupperman, Joel J.
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- ISBN: 9780195189810 | 0195189817
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/16/2006
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.