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Nietzsche and Buddhism: A Study in Nihilism and Ironic Affinities

Robert G. Morrison

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238652
eISBN:
9780191679711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238652.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a comparative study of two linked and interacting traditions that have had great influence in 20th-century thought: Buddhism and the philosophy of Nietzsche. Nietzsche saw a direct ... More


Introduction

Robert G. Morrison

in Nietzsche and Buddhism: A Study in Nihilism and Ironic Affinities

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238652
eISBN:
9780191679711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238652.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents an overview of Part II of this volume. One common and general feature shared by both Nietzsche and Buddhism is the centrality of man in a godless cosmos, in the sense that both ... More


Survival and transformation, 1450–1600

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

City‐states after 1500 were not a spent force; rather, they survived by transformation and adjustment, even if their increasingly aristocratic governments have been denounced as oligarchies which ... More


The Crescent and the City of the Sun: Islam and the Renaissance Utopia of Tommaso Campanella: Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture

Noel Malcolm

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses a new interpretation of Tommaso Campanella's most famous work, the Città del sole, as well as the motivation for the anti-Spanish rebellion in 1599. Campanella, along with a ... More


Nietzsche’s ‘Little Things’, the ‘Body’, and the Buddhist Khandhas

Robert G. Morrison

in Nietzsche and Buddhism: A Study in Nihilism and Ironic Affinities

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238652
eISBN:
9780191679711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238652.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter compares Nietzsche's notions of the ‘body’ and ‘self-overcoming’ with the five Buddhist ‘aggregates’ or khandhas and its conception of citta-bhāvanā.


Nazi Biopolitics and the Dark Geographies of the Selva

Paolo Giaccaria and Claudio Minca

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter examines the spatialities of Nazi genocidal practices. It does so by engaging with the concepts of selva and città, as inspired by Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben and drawing upon a ... More


Samādhi in the Yoga Sūtras

Edwin F. Bryant

in Asian Traditions of Meditation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855680
eISBN:
9780824873028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855680.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Indic Traditions have a rich two and a half millennia long variegated history of meditational and contemplative practices. Patañjali’s systematization of these techniques, as expressed in the ... More


The Mundane and Incorporeal Aspects of Yoga Psychology

Chandra Bhal Dwivedi

in Psychology: Volume 5: Explorations into Psyche and Psychology: Some Emerging Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498833
eISBN:
9780190990589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498833.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter reviews the developments in yoga psychology. While the Yoga Sūtras are pre-eminently psychological in nature, the treatment of psychological phenomena has been attempted from the ... More


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