As a beginner in "Philosophy" ... I'd like to know the difference between the Western, Eastern and Islamic Philosophy in terms of Essence, Thought, Ideology, History, Purpose... etc. and the eminent philosophers of each philosophy who contributed and played a key role in their respective evolutions.

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    Most of Islamic philosophy falls in pretty much in the same tradition as Western Philosophy - both of them are continuations of Greek thought. Eastern philosophy is too rich and diverse to be able to bundle into one category that can be compared with Western and Islamic philosophy. – Alexander S King Aug 4 '16 at 22:18
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    And a note on the nomenclature: there exist philosophies that aren't "Western" but are in the West - e.g. Native American philosophy. – commando Aug 5 '16 at 4:21
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    I edited your question to remove meta text, we prefer to not include that in the body of the question. – user2953 Aug 16 '16 at 14:09
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    I also have to put your question on hold because it seems too broad. Questions should be answerable in a few paragraphs. To compare three traditions on at least 5 topics and list key figures would take many more than a few. I would suggest that you focus on some topics only, and leave the key figures out. – user2953 Aug 16 '16 at 14:11
  • @Keelan: Alexander kings comment seems a reasonable response, no? – Mozibur Ullah Aug 16 '16 at 16:05