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- DescriptionThe spiritual rewards and intellectual challenges of Eastern Philosophy are revealed in this visually stunning book, illustrated by Joe Lee and with 19th Century engravings. Eastern Philosophy is t an intellectual pursuit, but one that involves one's entire being. Much of it is so deeply entwined with the n-intellectual art of meditation, that the two are impossible to separate. In this accessible survey of the major philosophies of India, China, Tibet, and Japan, Jim Powell draws upon his kwledge of Sanskrit and Chinese, as well as decades of meditation. Whether tackling Buddha, Confucius, Lao Tzu, Dogen, the Dali Lama or Pantajal - Powell's insights are deeply illuminating. All the major philosophies of India, China, Tibet and Japan are explained and everyone - from beginner to expert - will find EASTERN PHILOSOPHY FOR BEGINNERS a beautiful and insightful overview.
- Author BiographyJim Powell lives in Santa Barbara, California where he enjoys surfing, writing, playing piano and painting. His other books include Mandalas: The Dynamics of Vedic Symbolism, Energy and Eros, The Tao of Symbols, Deconstruction For Beginners, Derrida For Beginners, and Postmodernism For Beginners. Jim has a Master's Degree in Religious Studies with an emphasis on Sanskrit and Indology. His thesis was on Vedic mythology. He also holds a Master's Degree in English Literature.
- Author(s)Jim Powell
- PublisherFor Beginners
- Date of Publication21/08/2007
- SubjectHistory of Ideas & Popular Philosophy
- Series TitleFor Beginners
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFor Beginners
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight314 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Illustrator(s)Joe Lee
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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