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The shape of ancient thought : comparative studies in Greek and Indian philosophies, Thomas McEvilley

Label
The shape of ancient thought : comparative studies in Greek and Indian philosophies
Title
The shape of ancient thought
Title remainder
comparative studies in Greek and Indian philosophies
Statement of responsibility
Thomas McEvilley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
180
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
B165
LC item number
.M22 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The shape of ancient thought : comparative studies in Greek and Indian philosophies, Thomas McEvilley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 678-702) and index
Contents
Diffusion channels in the pre-Alexandrian period -- The problem of the One and the Many -- The cosmic cycle -- The doctrine of reincarnation -- Platonic monism and Indian thought -- Platonic ethics and Indian yoga -- Plato, Orphics, and Jains -- Plato and kuṇḍalinī -- Cynics and Pāśupatas -- Five questions concerning the ancient Near East -- The elements -- Early pluralisms in Greece and India -- Skepticism, empiricism, and naturalism -- Diffusion channels in the Hellenistic and Roman periods -- Dialectic before Alexander -- Early Greek philosophy and Mādhyamika --Pyrrhonism and Mādhyamika -- The path of the dialectic -- The syllogism -- Peripatetics and Vaiśeṣikas -- The Stoics and Indian thought -- Neoplatonism and the Upaniṣadic-Vedāntic tradition -- Plotinus and Vijñānavāda Buddhism -- Neoplatonism and Tantra -- The ethics of imperturbability
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 732 p.
Isbn
9781581152036
Lccn
2001005510
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 190.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Photo-illustrated dust jacket. Black coated paper over boards, spine stamped in yellow. Publicist Pampel's letter and business card (July 11, 2002), laid in.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48013687
  • ucoclc48013687
Label
The shape of ancient thought : comparative studies in Greek and Indian philosophies, Thomas McEvilley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 678-702) and index
Contents
Diffusion channels in the pre-Alexandrian period -- The problem of the One and the Many -- The cosmic cycle -- The doctrine of reincarnation -- Platonic monism and Indian thought -- Platonic ethics and Indian yoga -- Plato, Orphics, and Jains -- Plato and kuṇḍalinī -- Cynics and Pāśupatas -- Five questions concerning the ancient Near East -- The elements -- Early pluralisms in Greece and India -- Skepticism, empiricism, and naturalism -- Diffusion channels in the Hellenistic and Roman periods -- Dialectic before Alexander -- Early Greek philosophy and Mādhyamika --Pyrrhonism and Mādhyamika -- The path of the dialectic -- The syllogism -- Peripatetics and Vaiśeṣikas -- The Stoics and Indian thought -- Neoplatonism and the Upaniṣadic-Vedāntic tradition -- Plotinus and Vijñānavāda Buddhism -- Neoplatonism and Tantra -- The ethics of imperturbability
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 732 p.
Isbn
9781581152036
Lccn
2001005510
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 190.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Photo-illustrated dust jacket. Black coated paper over boards, spine stamped in yellow. Publicist Pampel's letter and business card (July 11, 2002), laid in.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48013687
  • ucoclc48013687

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