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  • Eastern Philosophy: Key Readingsby Oliver Leaman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 29.18

    Through key readings from primary and secondary sources this book communicates at first hand the principal features of a remarkable range of Eastern thought - from Buddhism, Confucianism, and Hinduism to Islam, Shinto, and Zoroastrianism. Passages from key texts guide the reader through over ninety major terms, from abhidharma to Zen. Material is drawn... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophyby Oliver Leaman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Incorporating cultural and religious contexts, this unique Encyclopedia provides a vital guide to the main concepts and thinkers in Asian philosophy - starting with Abhidharma and ending with Zurvan. The main philosophical trends and thinkers in each geographical area are featured, with an emphasis on endtemporary developments and movements. The A-Z... more...

  • The Future of Philosophyby Oliver Leaman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.51

    Where is philosophy going? Are we entering a post-philosophy millenium? The Future of Philosophy presents the notion of what the future of philosophy is as a crucial concept, since it allows us to speculate not only on the future, but also on the past. Eleven clear and concise essays consider a variety of issues, from ethics to mind,language to feminist... more...

  • Key Concepts in Eastern Philosophyby Oliver Leaman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 27.86

    Key Concepts in Eastern Philosophy provides an extensive glossary of the main terms and concepts used in Eastern philosophy. The book includes definitions of philosophical ideas linked to the national traditions of: * Persia * India * Islamic world * China * Japan * Tibet including concepts from: * Zoroastrianism * Hinduism * Sufism * Islam * Confucianism... more...

  • Companion Encyclopedia of Middle Eastern and North African Filmby Oliver Leaman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The Companion Encyclopedia of Middle Eastern and North African Film is a unique, one volume work which illuminates a fascinating variety of cinema which is little known outside its own area. The Encyclopedia is divided into nine chapters, each written by a leading scholar in the field. Each chapter covers the history and major issues of film within... more...

  • An Introduction to Classical Islamic Philosophyby Oliver Leaman

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 50.00

    A revised and expanded 2001 edition of Oliver Leaman's classic introductory work. more...

  • Jewish Thoughtby Oliver Leaman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 36.95

     This fresh and contemporary introduction to the Jewish faith, its philosophies and worldviews, explores debates which have preoccupied Jewish thinkers over the centuries and examines their continuing influence in contemporary Judaism. Written by Oliver Leaman, a leading figure in the field, the book surveys the central controversies in Judaism,... more...

  • Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophyby Oliver Leaman

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 42.00

    Oliver Leaman examines questions surrounding the suffering of the chosen people. more...

  • Judaismby Oliver Leaman

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    The story of Judaism is a story of paradox. It is the story of how a small cluster of desert tribes gave birth to a monotheistic doctrine that profoundly shaped the history of human civilization. It is the story of how that initially obscure desert doctrine came to be codified into the Hebrew Bible, one of the world's greatest works of literature.... more...

  • Islamic Philosophyby Oliver Leaman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.26

    Although Islamic philosophy represents one of the leading philosophical traditions in the world, it has only recently begun to receive the attention it deserves in the non-Islamic world. This important text provides a concise and accessible introduction to the major movements, thinkers and concepts within that tradition, from the foundation of Islam... more...