Nishitani Keiji zuibun (Japanese Edition). $ Tankobon Hardcover. Shōbō genzō kōwa: Jo, Bendōwa (Japanese Edition). $ Tankobon Hardcover. Nishitani Keiji”’s Theory of Imagination: The Theory of Imagination in ” œEmptiness and Immediacy”.Ono Makoto – – In Victor SÅ gen Hori & Melissa. This chapter offers an existential approach to those aspects of Nishitani’s philosophy that are motivated by a profound sense of the utter meaninglessness of.

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He began to view the human being — reduced through science, manufactured through technology, alienated in our social relations and rendered insignificant by the scale of the planet, the human being — as everywhere in kiji, and nowhere in particular. Francisco Hernandez rated it liked it May 17, Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Nishitani Keiji zuibun Japanese Edition.

Jean-Paul Sartre in Continental Philosophy. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. However, Nishitani always wrote and understood himself as a philosopher akin in spirit to Nishida insofar as the teacher—always bent upon fundamental problems of ordinary life—sought to revive a path kelji life walked already by ancient predecessors, most notably in the Zen tradition.

This is nixhitani third article in a series on pessimism in Japanese literature. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


In the process, one traditional Western idea after another comes under scrutiny: Perhaps other areas of comparative studies need to catch up to the breadth of comparative religious studies in that regard, maybe taking the lead from Nishitani himself in appreciating the dividing line between philosophy and religion as porous and contingent.

This model focuses on Nagarjuna’s version of the Buddhism’s two truths doctrine and the three levels of understanding it involves.

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Oct 25, Brendan McAuliffe added it. Unconventional knowledge, while an advance over conventional knowledge, is not absolute.

Nov 23, Nabilah rated it it was amazing. Whitney Mitchell rated it it was amazing Jan 04, The Eastern Buddhist New Series 23, Religion and Nothingness represents the major work of one of Japan’s niwhitani powerful and committed philosophical minds. Taking absolute nothingness as the fundamental notion in rational explanations of the Eastern experience of human life, Professor Nishitani examines the relevance of this notion for contemporary life, and in particular for Western philosophical theories and religious believes.

There Nishitani began to conceive of a syncretic, comparative philosophy that would bring together elements from Mahayana Buddhism, the mystical philosophy of German theologian Meister Eckhart, the Zen writings of Dogen and Nietzschean nihilism. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This page was last edited on 28 Novemberat This book could change your worldview but you have to nishitahi patient.


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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He then taught philosophy and religion at Otani University. Basically ‘ Yoda reads Hegel ‘. Remove from this list. Three Inquiries into Buddhism from last year give insufficient place to Nishitani and the Kyoto school as critical forerunners of this kind of comparative approach.

Nishitani rigorously studied Mahayana Buddhism and Zen, while also cultivating his interest in Western philosophy. Ways toward Lives Worth Living. University of California Press. Translated by Graham Parkes and Aihara Setsuko. At university, Nishitani refused the path expected of him to study lawbut no clear alternative presented itself njshitani each option seeming as inconsequential as the next.

Looking back on the dogged nature of canine fiction With the success of ‘s “The Traveling Cat Chronicles” joining a clutter of famous feline-linked Japanese tales, cats definitely receive literary affection in Japan.

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