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.
Hajime Nakamura (born 1912) is an illustrious scholar of international repute. He obtained his D.Litt. from the University of Tokyo and occupied the Professorial chair of Indian and Buddhist Philosophy at the same University for thirty years. He taught as visiting Professor at Hawaii, University of Florida and State University of New York at Buffallo. Many of his books were translated into English, German, Chinese and Korean. He has established the Eastern Institute, Inc. in Tokyo and is working as its Director.