Philosophies of India Author:Heinrich Zimmer, Joseph Campbell (Editor) "The Philosophies of India" was prepared by Joseph Campbell from the extensive notes left at his death by the great Indologist Heinrich Zimmer. — A Monumental work, "Philosophies of India" presents the results of close study in a field that is mysterious to most Westerners. After discussing, in terms of classic Indian thought, the ultimate good a... more »nd the nature of time, Zimmer presents the fundamental concepts of Buddhism, Brahmanism, Jainism, Sankhya and Yoga, and Tantra.
This volume includes an appendix summarizing parallel events in the history of Western and Eastern philosophy, and a full bibliography and index.
"Indian philosophy was at the heart of Zimmer's interest in oriental studies, and this volume therefore represents his major contribution to our understanding of Asia. It is both the most complete and most intelligent account of this extraordinarily rich and complex philosophical tradition yet written." -- Alan Watts, New York Times Book Review
Copyright 1951, first Meridian Books edition published 1956.« less