Asian Psychology Author:Murphy, Gardner and Lois B Introduction to main currents of psychological thought in the Far East. Illustrates the special contributions and insights of Asia through a judicious selection of both ancient and modern writings. Editors link the various passages with explanatory introductions, setting them in historical perspective. Three sections: — Psychology of India - Hi... more »nduism, Buddhism, Rig-Veda, The Upanishads, the Bhagavad-Gita, and other works.
Psychology of China draws on the Book of Changes, Confucianism, Taoism, and other elements.
Psychology of Japan special attention to psychological bases of Zen, using both modern and older writings.
"A very useful book, there is none like it." The New Yorker.
"An instructive and readable introduction to the traditions that have formed the basis of those behavioral pattenss known as 'oriental.'" - the Kirkus Review