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Formative Force

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Pleasure in Drawing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823250936
eISBN:
9780823252671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This section describes the concept of formative force in drawing and argues that drawing is the idea, the true form of the thing. More precisely, it is the gesture that arises from the desire to show ... More


The Pleasure in Drawing

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823250936
eISBN:
9780823252671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Originally written for an exhibition curated by Jean-Luc Nancy at the Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon in 2007, this book addresses the medium of drawing in light of the question of form—of form in its ... More


The Arising of the Empirical World in Buddhism: The Yogācāra Teaching

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how the arising of the empirical world is understood in Buddhism by focusing on the Yogācāra teaching. The Buddhist tradition shares with Hinduism essentially the same ... More


Metaphysical Factors behind the Empirical World: Advaita Vedānta

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the metaphysics that underlies the empirical world by focusing on how Śamkara and other philosophers of Advaita Vedānta conceived the process by which the world comes into being ... More


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