Development of Eastern Philosophy

Development of Eastern Philosophy

June 28, 2021 Off By Felso

Thinkers on the Asian continent were also questioning traditional wisdom, like the Ancient Greeks.

BC in China From 771 BC. The political turmoil that lasted until 481 BC led to the emergence of philosophical collections that produced ideas about how a just society could be organized and how individuals could be morally guided, in short, how a good life could be achieved, rather than the structure of the universe. The philosophical school called the “Face School of Thought” also emerged during this period. The most important of these schools came to the fore as Confucianism and Taoism. Both of these continued to mark Chinese philosophy well into the 20th century.

Influential philosophical currents also emerged in the south of China. Siddhatra Gautama, later known as the Buddha all over the world, was born in BC. He emerged as a widely recognized thinker today, with his teachings spreading from northern India to the whole continent and much of South Asia in the 500s.

Prepared by: Sociologist Ömer YILDIRIM
Source: Omer YILDIRIM’s Personal Lecture Notes. Atatürk University Sociology Department 1st Year “Introduction to Philosophy” and 2nd, 3rd, 4th Grade “History of Philosophy” Lecture Notes (Ömer YILDIRIM); Open Education Philosophy Textbook