The Quest for God and the Good : World Philosophy as a Living Experience.

By: Lobel, DianaPublisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2011Copyright date: ©2011Description: 1 online resource (309 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780231527019Subject(s): Philosophy and religion.;God -- Comparative studies.;Good and evil -- Religious aspects -- Comparative studies.;Religious life -- Comparative studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Quest for God and the Good : World Philosophy as a Living ExperienceDDC classification: 202.11 LOC classification: BL51 -- .L5755 2011ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. "God Saw That It Was Good": the creation of the world in the hebrew bible -- 2. A Divine Craftsman Shapes All for the Good: plato's realm of the forms -- 3. Change and the Good: chinese perspectives -- 4. The Harmony of Reason and Revelation: augustine and maimonides on good and evil -- 5. You Are the Absolute: philosophies of india -- 6. Compassion, Wisdom, Awakening: the way of buddhism -- 7. The Good Is That to Which All Things Aim: aristotle on god and the good -- 8. The Philosopher as Teacher: al- fārābī on contemplation and action -- 9. The Imitation of God: maimonides on the active and the contemplative life -- 10. The Dance of Human Expression: maimonides on the active and the contemplative life -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: World Philosophy as a Living Experience.
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. "God Saw That It Was Good": the creation of the world in the hebrew bible -- 2. A Divine Craftsman Shapes All for the Good: plato's realm of the forms -- 3. Change and the Good: chinese perspectives -- 4. The Harmony of Reason and Revelation: augustine and maimonides on good and evil -- 5. You Are the Absolute: philosophies of india -- 6. Compassion, Wisdom, Awakening: the way of buddhism -- 7. The Good Is That to Which All Things Aim: aristotle on god and the good -- 8. The Philosopher as Teacher: al- fārābī on contemplation and action -- 9. The Imitation of God: maimonides on the active and the contemplative life -- 10. The Dance of Human Expression: maimonides on the active and the contemplative life -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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