Ways of Thinking of Eastern Peoples

Ways of Thinking of Eastern Peoples

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Ways of thinking of Eastern people is a comperative study of ways of thinking of major peoples of Asia. It has been widely admitted that this is the first attempt to give a survey and analysis of ways of thinking of Asians, which differ with peoples. The author has chiefly centered in pointing out features of Indian ways of thinking, as well as Chinese, Japanese and Tibetian ones. His knowledge of Asian traditions, as well as wounderful command of various languages of Asia, being combined , have made this attempt quite successful and reliable in the scholarly sense.In these European languages, however, abstract nouns are not often used except in scientific essays or formal sentences, ... For example, aquot;He becomes old, aquot;1 aquot;Er wird alt, aquot; is expressed in Sanskrit aquot;He goes to oldnessaquot;: vrddhatam (-tvarh, - bhavam) gacchati (agacchati, upaiti, etc.) ... seen to be a treeaquot; is expressed aquot;A man was represented by the quality of treeaquot; (jpuman kascid vrksatvenopavarnitaK).2 Theanbsp;...

Title:Ways of Thinking of Eastern Peoples
Author:Hajime Nakamura
Publisher:Motilal Banarsidass Publishe - 1991-01-01


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