Philosophical Meditations on Zen Buddhism (Heftet)

Serie: Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 244
Forlag: Cambridge University Press
Språk: Engelsk
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ISBN/EAN: 9780521789844
Omtale Philosophical Meditations on Zen Buddhism
This book is the first to engage Zen Buddhism philosophically on crucial issues from a perspective that is informed by the traditions of western philosophy and religion. It focuses on one renowned Zen master, Huang Po, whose recorded sayings exemplify the spirit of the 'golden age' of Zen in medieval China, and on the transmission of these writings to the West. The author makes a bold attempt to articulate a post-romantic understanding of Zen applicable to contemporary world culture. While deeply sympathetic to the Zen tradition, he raises serious questions about the kinds of claims that can be made on its behalf.

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