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Philosophical meditations on Zen Buddhism

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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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Author(s):
Dale S Wright
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
226x151x13
EAN-13:
9780521789844
Edition:
First paperback 2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521789844
ISBN-13:
9780521789844
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
227
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Series:
13
Title:
Philosophical meditations on Zen Buddhism

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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.

Author(s):
Dale S Wright
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
226x151x13
EAN-13:
9780521789844
Edition:
First paperback 2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521789844
ISBN-13:
9780521789844
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
227
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Series:
13
Title:
Philosophical meditations on Zen Buddhism

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