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Engaging Japanese philosophy : a short history

Author: Thomas P Kasulis
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2018]
Series: Nanzan library of Asian religion and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophy challenges our assumptions - especially when it comes to us from another culture. In exploring Japanese philosophy, a dependable guide is essential. The present volume, written by a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas P Kasulis
ISBN: 9780824869793 0824869796 9780824874070 0824874072
OCLC Number: 992535898
Description: x, 773 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Engagement --
Blueprints for Japan : Shōtoku's Constitution and Shōmu's Nara (604/794) --
Kūkai (774/835) : the man who wanted to understand everything --
Shining prince, shining Buddha : Heian to Kamakura (794/1333) --
Shinran (1173/1262) : naming what comes naturally --
Dōgen (1200/1253) : nothing doing ; everything counts --
Refuge from the storm : Muromachi to the Warring Domains (1333/1568) --
The open marketplace of ideas : unification and Edo thought (1568/1801) --
Ogyū Sorai (1666/1728) : the present wisdom of the past perfect --
Motoori Norinaga (1730/1801) : in touch with the spirit of words --
Black ships, black rain : the end of Edo to the end of war (1801/1945) --
Nishida Kitarō (1870/1945) : putting nothing in its place --
Watsuji Tetsurō (1889/1960) : philosophy in the midst --
Aftershocks and afterthoughts : postwar to the new century --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Nanzan library of Asian religion and culture.
Responsibility: Thomas P. Kasulis.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn992535898
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Between the two covers of this handsome volume, Engaging Japanese Philosophy: A Short History, lies the lifetime of one of the world's finest scholars of Japanese philosophy, Thomas P. Kasulis. With Read more...

 
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