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Sufism and Taoism

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Toshihiko Izutsu

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9780520292475

 

A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts

 

In this deeply learned work, Toshihiko Izutsu compares the metaphysical and mystical thought-systems of Sufism and Taoism and discovers that, although historically unrelated, the two share features and patterns which prove fruitful for a transhistorical dialogue. His original and suggestive approach opens new doors in the study of comparative philosophy and mysticism.

 

Contents

Part I. Ibn 'Arabi

Part II. Lao-Tzu & Chuang-Tzu

Part III. A Comparative Reflection