Eastern Religions and Western Thought

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Oxford University Press, 1940 - Hinduism - 396 pages
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User Review  - thcson - LibraryThing

This is a learned book and the author discusses a great variety of religious and philosophical ideas, indian and western, ancient and modern. But I'm not sure what he is really trying to say. He ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alex Kartelias - Goodreads

This is for the most part a discussion of the west through the lense of Hinduism while showing how India has influenced most of the major religions in the world. Not only does he prove how Plato and ... Read full review

Contents

THE HINDU
35
MYSTICISM AND ETHICS IN HINDU THOUGHT
58
GREECE PALESTINE AND INDIA
252

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