Kierkegaard And Japanese Thought

Hardcover | July 22, 2008

EditorJames Giles

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The Danish philosopher Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is an enigmatic thinker whose works call out for interpretation. One of the most fascinating strands of this interpretation is in terms of Japanese thought. Kierkegaard himself knew nothing of Japanese philosophy, yet the links between his own ideas and Japanese philosophers are remarkable.. This book examines Kierkegaard in terms of Shinto, Pure Land Buddhism, Zen Buddhism, the Samurai, the famous Kyoto school of Japanese philosophers, and in terms of pivotal Japanese thinkers who were influenced by Kierkegaard.

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The Danish philosopher Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is an enigmatic thinker whose works call out for interpretation. One of the most fascinating strands of this interpretation is in terms of Japanese thought. Kierkegaard himself knew nothing of Japanese philosophy, yet the links between his own ideas and Japanese philosophers are remarkable...

JAMES GILES is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Guam and Tutor at Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge. He has also taught at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Copenhagen, Roskilde University, Aalborg University, and the Hawaii College of Kansai Gaidai University, Japan.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:July 22, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Introduction--J.Giles * A Short History of Kierkegaard's Reception in Japan--K.Masugata * Japanese Pure Land Buddhism and Kierkegaard--H.Yamashita * A Zen Understanding of Kierkegaard's Existential Thought--E.Nishimura * To Practise One Thing: Kierkegaard through the Eyes of Dogen--J.Giles * Aeterno Modo: The Expression of Integral Consciousness in Kierkegaard and Dogen--I.Mills * Truth, Paradox and Silence: Hakuin and Kierkegaard--A.Graham * Living with Death: Kierkegaard and the Samurai--A.Buben * Kierkegaard and Nishida: The Substantial, the Non-substantial, and Beyond--E. Hanaoka * The Religious Thought of Nishida and Kierkegaard--S.Tsukiyama * Kobayashi's Spirit of Unselfishness and Kierkegaard's Faith--M.Makoto * Kierkegaard and Mori: Experience and Existence--M.Morita * Otani: A Kierkegaardian Fellow of the Dead--K.Masugata