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Oneness: East Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected

Author:
Ivanhoe, Philip J. (Chair, Professor of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy and Religion, and director of the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (CEACOP), City University of Hong Kong)

ISBN:
978 0 19 084051 8
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
208
List price(s):
39.95 USD
25.99 GBP

Publication date:
1 December 2017

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This work concerns the oneness hypothesis-the view, found in different forms and across various disciplines, that we and our welfare are inextricably intertwined with other people, creatures, and things-and its implications for conceptions of the self, virtue, and human happiness.

Biography: 

Philip J. Ivanhoe is Chair Professor of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy and Religion at City University of Hong Kong, where he also serves as director of the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (CEACOP), the Laboratory on Korean Philosophy in Comparative Perspectives, and the project Eastern and Western Conceptions of Oneness, Virtue, and Human Happiness. He specializes in the history of East Asian philosophy and religion and its potential for contemporary ethics. He is the author of several books including Three Streams (Oxford, 2016).

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