Turning to Others to Learn about Self

Turning to Others to Learn about Self FEATURE REVIEW Department of Philosophy, University of Hawai`i Learning from Asian Philosophy. By Joel J. Kupperman. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. viii þ 208. Paper $19.95. In order to learn from Asian philosophy it is not sufficient to learn something about Asian philosophy. In addition to learning what is to be found in Asian philosophical texts, these texts must also be used as resources to advance one's own understanding of philosophical issues and problems--much as one might draw on the works of Aristotle or Augustine and of John Locke or John Rawls. Joel Kupperman has been learning from Asian philosophy for over thirty years, and has assembled Learning from Asian Philosophy to bring that experience together and make it more widely available. The core of his book consists of nine previously published articles supplemented by one that is previously unpublished. These ten taken singly or in pairs form the kernels of six parts, each with a new introductory essay and a brief (one- to four-page) ``afterword.'' Kupperman draws most extensively on the ancient East Asian philosophers Confucius, Mencius, and Zhuangzi and to a lesser extent on Buddhism, and there is occasional input from the Upanishads and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Philosophy East and West University of Hawai'I Press

Turning to Others to Learn about Self

Philosophy East and West, Volume 52 (2) – Jan 4, 2002

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FEATURE REVIEW Department of Philosophy, University of Hawai`i Learning from Asian Philosophy. By Joel J. Kupperman. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp. viii þ 208. Paper $19.95. In order to learn from Asian philosophy it is not sufficient to learn something about Asian philosophy. In addition to learning what is to be found in Asian philosophical texts, these texts must also be used as resources to advance one's own understanding of philosophical issues and problems--much as one might draw on the works of Aristotle or Augustine and of John Locke or John Rawls. Joel Kupperman has been learning from Asian philosophy for over thirty years, and has assembled Learning from Asian Philosophy to bring that experience together and make it more widely available. The core of his book consists of nine previously published articles supplemented by one that is previously unpublished. These ten taken singly or in pairs form the kernels of six parts, each with a new introductory essay and a brief (one- to four-page) ``afterword.'' Kupperman draws most extensively on the ancient East Asian philosophers Confucius, Mencius, and Zhuangzi and to a lesser extent on Buddhism, and there is occasional input from the Upanishads and

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