World philosophies, second edition

Ninian Smart, Oliver Leaman

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World Philosophies presents in one volume a superb introduction to all the world's major philosophical and religious traditions. Covering all corners of the globe, Ninian Smart's work offers a comprehensive and global philosophical and religious picture, in this revised and expanded second edition, a team of distinguished scholars, assembled by the editor Oliver Leaman, have brought Ninian Smart's masterpiece up to date for the twenty-first century. Chapters have been revised by experts in the field to include recent philosophical developments, and the book includes a new bibliographic guide to resources in world philosophies. A brand new introduction which celebrates the career and writings of Ninian Smart, and his contribution to the study of world religions, helps set the work in context.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages564
ISBN (Electronic)9781315811888
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2000 and 2008 the estate of the late Ninian Smart.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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