A Comparative History of World Philosophy: From the Upanishads to Kant

A Comparative History of World Philosophy: From the Upanishads to Kant

Ben-Ami Scharfstein


A Comparative heritage of global Philosophy provides a private but balanced consultant via what the writer argues to be the 3 nice philosophical traditions: chinese language, eu, and Indian. The e-book breaks during the cultural boundaries among those traditions, proving that regardless of their massive modifications, primary resemblances exist of their summary ideas. Ben-Ami Scharfstein argues that Western scholars of philosophy will revenue significantly in the event that they learn Indian and chinese language philosophy from the very starting, in addition to their very own. Written with readability and infused with an enticing narrative voice, this booklet is prepared thematically, proposing in almost each bankruptcy attribute perspectives from each one culture that symbolize comparable positions within the middle parts of metaphysics and epistemology. whilst, Scharfstein develops each one culture traditionally because the chapters spread. He offers an outstanding number of philosophical positions rather, keeping off the relativism and ethnocentrism which may simply plague a comparative presentation of Western and non-Western philosophies.

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