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Teaching the Daode Jing

Gary Delany DeAngelis and Warren G. Frisina (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332704
eISBN:
9780199868155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332704.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Teaching the Daode Jing (DDJ) was written for non‐specialist faculty who are including the DDJ in a widening group of courses in Asian studies, religion, philosophy, history, humanities ... More


The current view of personalism and its origins

Jan Olof Bengtsson

in The Worldview of Personalism: Origins and Early Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199297191
eISBN:
9780191711374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297191.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the current accounts and assessments of personalism in general and in the form of ‘personal idealism’ by historians of philosophy. It further looks at the view of the defining ... More


The Daode Jing and Comparative Philosophy

Gary D. DeAngelis, Warren G. Frisina, and David L. Hall

in Teaching the Daode Jing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332704
eISBN:
9780199868155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332704.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay discusses the way the DDJ contradicts or even subverts many Western philosophic and religious assumptions about ontology, cosmology and the self. Where many Western philosophers describe ... More


Methods in Comparative Work

Erin M. Cline

in Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 focuses on methods in comparative philosophy, including the general question of why comparative philosophy is worthwhile. It distinguishes between and evaluates different kinds of answers ... More


Mysticism In the Daode Jing

Gary D. DeAngelis, Warren G. Frisina, and Gary D. DeAngelis

in Teaching the Daode Jing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332704
eISBN:
9780199868155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332704.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay outlines the way Gary D. DeAngelis employs the DDJ in a course on comparative mysticisms. Beginning with Ninian Smart's definition of mystical experience as a “state of consciousness where ... More


Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Erin Cline

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This work examines and compares the role of a sense of justice in the ethical and political thought of Confucius (Kongzi) and John Rawls, and presents an argument concerning why comparative studies ... More


In Defense of Epistemological Optimism

Christian Coseru

in Perceiving Reality: Consciousness, Intentionality, and Cognition in Buddhist Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199843381
eISBN:
9780199979851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843381.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter offers a justification for taking Śāntarakṣita and Kamalaśīla as representative figures of the Buddhist epistemological project, and raises certain questions about methodology in the ... More


Introduction

Erin M. Cline

in Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The introduction to this work makes clear the aims of this study in comparative philosophy. It addresses the question of why we should study a sense of justice comparatively and why we should compare ... More


Naturalizing Buddhist Epistemology

Christian Coseru

in Perceiving Reality: Consciousness, Intentionality, and Cognition in Buddhist Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199843381
eISBN:
9780199979851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843381.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the main presuppositions that are implicit in any scholarly endeavour concerned with the analysis and interpretation of non-Western philosophical traditions: the method and ... More


Two Senses of Justice

Erin M. Cline

in Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 4 compares the senses of justice in Rawls and the Analects. It discusses some significant differences and similarities between the two accounts, with a special emphasis placed on the contrast ... More


The Philosophical Challenge from China

Brian Bruya (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028431
eISBN:
9780262323628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028431.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

For too long, analytic philosophy discounted insights from the Chinese philosophical tradition. In the last decade or so, however, philosophers have begun to bring the insights of Chinese thought to ... More


Conclusion

Erin M. Cline

in Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The conclusion briefly revisits the question of why a comparative study of a sense of justice is worthwhile, the aims of comparative philosophy and how the study of a sense of justice in Rawls and ... More


The East-West Divide

James W. Heisig

in Nothingness and Desire: A Philosophical Antiphony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838850
eISBN:
9780824871147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838850.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter analyzes the East–West divide in philosophy. It argues that comparative philosophy and East–West philosophical dialogues are a temporary crutch to make the best of the divide. They are ... More


Comparative Philosophy: What it is and what it Ought to be

Nalini Bhushan, Jay L. Garfield, and Daniel Raveh (eds)

in Contrary Thinking: Selected Essays of Daya Krishna

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199795550
eISBN:
9780190267636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795550.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Daya Krishna reflects on comparative philosophy. In particular, he identifies a problem that is at the core of all comparative studies—that what passes for a transcultural or ... More


Japanese Environmental Philosophy

J. Baird Callicott and James McRae (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456320
eISBN:
9780190456351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456320.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Comparative environmental philosophy is valuable in many ways. Perhaps it is most valuable because it reveals some of the foundational assumptions that run so deep in the poles of comparison that ... More


Epilogue: Martial Arts and Philosophy

Barry Allen

in Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231172721
eISBN:
9780231539340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172721.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Not being theoretical, discursive, or justified by logical reasons, martial arts seem to lack qualities philosophy insists on to qualify as knowledge. Yet its artful design and convincing ... More


Care-based Epistemology and the Comparative Feminist Context

Vrinda Dalmiya

in Caring to Know: Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464760
eISBN:
9780199086948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464760.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues for extending insights of care ethics into a theory of knowledge. It lays out the motivations behind constructing a feminist virtue epistemology founded on what could be called ... More


Caring to Know: Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Vrinda Dalmiya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464760
eISBN:
9780199086948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464760.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

As a venture in the emerging field of comparative feminist philosophy, this work goes against the current trend of considering ‘caring’ and ‘knowing’ as independent of each other. It argues for what ... More


Invaluable Justice: Heidegger, Derrida, and Daoism Thinking on Values and Justice

Steven Burik

in Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839673
eISBN:
9780824868604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines what comparative philosophy can contribute to thinking about values, economics, and justice by focusing on the views of Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida as well as Daoists. ... More


In Our Own Image: Anthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

Wesley J. Wildman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198815990
eISBN:
9780191853524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815990.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Our Own Image is a work of comparative philosophical theology answering three questions. First, it is a study of the roles anthropomorphism and apophaticism play in the construction of conceptual ... More


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