World philosophy / Kathleen Higgins.

By: Higgins, Kathleen MarieContributor(s): Teaching CompanyMaterial type: SoundSoundSeries: Great courses (Compact disc): Publisher: Springfield, VA : Teaching Co., ℗2001Description: 12 audio discs (approximately 720 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm)Content type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 1565853539; 9781565853539Subject(s): Philosophy, Comparative | Philosophy -- History | Philosophy and religion | Philosophy | Philosophy and religion | Philosophy, ComparativeGenre/Form: Sound recordings. | Lectures. | Audiobooks. | History. | Audiobooks. | Sound recordings. | Lectures. | Speaches.DDC classification: 109 LOC classification: B799 | .H5235 2001B29 | .H54 2001b
Contents:
Beginnings -- Western metaphysics -- Soul & body -- Good life & the role of reason -- Western & African thought compared -- Traditional beliefs & philosophy -- American Indian thinking -- Mesoamerican thought -- Ethics & social thought in Latin America -- Indian thought on supreme reality -- Dualism of the Samkhya school -- Vedic thought & Monism.
Bhagavad Gita -- Buddha's teachings -- Theravada & Mahayana Buddhism -- Nagarjuna's interpretation of Buddhism -- Chinese conception of reality -- Confucius -- Confucian virtue -- Confucian schools-Mencius & Xunzi -- Daoist response to Confucianism -- Daoism & early Buddhism in China -- Buddhism in China & Japan -- Synthesis.
Lecturer, Kathleen Higgins.Summary: A series of 24 lectures designed as an introduction to the key ideas of the world's diverse philosophical traditions. Using the orientation of Western thought as a departure, the course considers a number of the worldviews originating in Africa, the Americas, India, China, and Japan.
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Compact disc.

Issued in 2 containers (23 cm.); each part consists of six sound discs and one course guidebook.

part 1: lecture 1. Beginnings -- lecture 2. Western metaphysics -- lecture 3. Soul & body -- lecture 4. Good life & the role of reason -- lecture 5. Western & African thought compared -- lecture 6. Traditional beliefs & philosophy -- lecture 7. American Indian thinking -- lecture 8. Mesoamerican thought -- lecture 9. Ethics & social thought in Latin America -- lecture 10. Indian thought on supreme reality -- lecture 11. Dualism of the Samkhya school -- lecture 12. Vedic thought & Monism.

part 2: lecture 13. Bhagavad Gita -- lecture 14. Buddha's teachings -- lecture 15. Theravada & Mahayana Buddhism -- lecture 16. Nagarjuna's interpretation of Buddhism -- lecture 17. Chinese conception of reality -- lecture 18. Confucius -- lecture 19. Confucian virtue -- lecture 20. Confucian schools-Mencius & Xunzi -- lecture 21. Daoist response to Confucianism -- lecture 22. Daoism & early Buddhism in China -- lecture 23. Buddhism in China & Japan -- lecture 24. Synthesis.

Lecturer, Kathleen Higgins.

A series of 24 lectures designed as an introduction to the key ideas of the world's diverse philosophical traditions. Using the orientation of Western thought as a departure, the course considers a number of the worldviews originating in Africa, the Americas, India, China, and Japan.

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