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Other Selves By Edited by Phyllis Granoff

Other Selves
by Edited by Phyllis Granoff

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Is the preoccupation with the self as modern and Western as so many people have assumed? This book explores some of the possible answers to this question by studying autobiographical and biographical writings outside the Euro-American tradition.
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Other Selves: Autobiography and Biography in Cross-Cultural Perspective by Edited by Phyllis Granoff

Is the preoccupation with the self as important as people have assumed? This book explores some of the possible answers to this question by studying autobiographical and biographical writings outside the Euro-American tradition. The nine essays were written by six scholars from Canada and the United States. They include specialists in psychoanalysis, ritual studies, Chinese culture, India and Buddhism.

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About Edited by Phyllis Granoff


Dr Phyllis Granoff is currently the Lex Hixon Professor of World Religions at Yale University and one of the most renowned scholars of Indian philosophy and literature. After graduating from Radcliffe College she earned her Ph.D. in Sanskrit, Indian Studies and Fine Arts from Harvard University. She is fluent in numerous Indian languages, including Sanskrit, Prakrit, Pali, Ardha Magadhi, Bengalo, Hindi, Assamese, Gujarati and Oriya. She has published twelve books, some seventy articles, and now is the editor of the Journal of Indian Philosophy. Dr Koichi Shinohara teaches Chinese and Japanese religion at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

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GOR009960623
Other Selves: Autobiography and Biography in Cross-Cultural Perspective by Edited by Phyllis Granoff
Edited by Phyllis Granoff
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Mosaic Press
1994-12-01
260
0889625816
9780889625815
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