For undergraduate-level introductory courses in Asian Philosophy and Asian Religion. This text carefully introduces and analyzes the views and the arguments of the major Asian philosophical and religious traditions. It provides the different ways in which fundamental philosophical questions have been considered in Asia, and the basic ideas and values that enable us to understand the life and culture of the people who inhabit Asia.
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