Philosophy 312: Oriental Philosophy
Eastern Philosophy Book Reviews
This page contains the following information:
1. How to Post Your Book Review.
2. Class Book Review Selections.
1. How to Post Your Book Review
First, see the information about doing a book review in this course at
this link: Book Review Information (pdf).
To post your book review to the mwforum Philosophy Forum,
follow the following steps:
1. Download one of the following book review forms to your computer::
To download the text or document file, right-click on the underlined
link "reviewform.txt" or""reviewform.doc" and
then left-click on "Save Target As". When the file
download window opens (with the title "Save As"), choose to save
the file to the Desktop. Then click, the "Save" button. Or in
some browsers, such as Internet Explorer, to download the files,
right-click on the underlined link and save to your desktop.
2. After the file downloads to the Desktop of your computer, go to the
desktop by clicking on the Desktop icon on the taskbar at the bottom of
the screen or instead, if you prefer, minimize all open windows to reveal
3. Find the doc or txt icon labeled reviewform.txt
or reviewform.doc. Next, double click on the icon for the "reviewform"
txt or doc file to open in your text editor or word processor.
4. The book review form will automatically open in your word processor or
text editor after you double click it. Now enter the answers
to the questions based on your reading.
5. Save the document as a text file (txt). (Saving as a text file
will remove all formatting, but it makes an easier paste to the message
5. Copy and paste the whole document to the mwforum Philosophy
To copy and paste your book review, in your word processor or text
editor, first click on "Edit" on the taskbar and then click
"Select All." Next, click on "Edit" and then click
"Copy." The Book Review is now in the Clipboard ready to
7. Go to the mwForum
Philosophy Forum and click on "Oriental Philosophy."
8. Click on "Post Topic" and type in the title of the book
in your book review in the subject pane. Next, click in the Message
Box to place the cursor there. Now right-click and click on the
entry "Paste" in the pop-up menu. Your Book Review will be
pasted in the message box.
9. Adjust any spacing between questions, but do not enter carriage
returns, because on the Web, your text will automatically
"word-wrap." (Different computers have different screen
resolutions selected, so the number of words on a line will differ from
display to display.)
10. Finally, click the "Post" button and your Review is
complete. If you see a typographical error or wish to make some
other correction, simply click on "Edit" button and make
corrections. Then click "Change" when you are finished.
2. Class Book Review