Nishitani Keiji zuibun (Japanese Edition). $ Tankobon Hardcover. Shōbō genzō kōwa: Jo, Bendōwa (Japanese Edition). $ Tankobon Hardcover. Nishitani Keiji”’s Theory of Imagination: The Theory of Imagination in ” œEmptiness and Immediacy”.Ono Makoto – – In Victor SÅ gen Hori & Melissa. This chapter offers an existential approach to those aspects of Nishitani’s philosophy that are motivated by a profound sense of the utter meaninglessness of.

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Be the first to ask a question about Religion and Nothingness. In contrast, the ethic of absence provides an ethical concern for the other.

Nishitani argues that once Dasein has been rigorously engaged from the standpoint of sunyata, that one reaches a point where one has to do with all beings around one, even those not connected to oneself in an immediately intelligible manner.

Usually ships within 3 to 5 weeks. But nihilism was just the beginning for Nishitani. However, Nishitani always wrote and understood himself as a philosopher akin in spirit to Nishida insofar as the teacher—always bent upon fundamental problems of ordinary life—sought to revive a path of life walked already by ancient predecessors, most notably in the Zen tradition.


This is not a book you read nisnitani and put down, its the sort where you nkshitani it, re-read it, and then go over it with a fine tooth comb de-constructing single paragraphs. Ben rated it really liked it May 05, Tosaka Jun in Asian Philosophy. Nor does it express a nostalgic desire to reinvigorate the world with meaning.

Victor rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Trivia About Religion and Noth HarvaNessa Aprilia rated it really liked it Oct 24, Caputo’s thoughts as those which successfully connect the deconstructive ethic of “gift” with Christian faith. Restrictions online only open access only published only Viewing options.

In fact, mythical representations in general are born of the wish to ask after the home-ground of human Dasein; they contain a kind of intuition of the essence Wesensschau of being-in-the-world. Continental Political Philosophy in Continental Philosophy.

Like the Tao, which is everywhere and so nowhere in particular, sunyata is concealed in its very disclosedness and disclosed in its very kieji. Buddhisms and Deconstructions, edited by Jin Y.

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Is this the authors fault? James rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Talks explictly about ‘ the force ‘ on page He studied under Martin Heidegger in Freiburg from Compared to the deconstructive “gift,” the Buddhist ethics based upon Nagarjuna’s emptiness cannot provide an ethic of “gift” because of the doctrines of anatta and karma.


However, it falls short of being an altruistic and sacrificial ethic for the other. As you can see, this is some heavy philosophy wankery. He held the principal Chair of Philosophy and Religion at Kyoto University from until becoming emeritus in The author questioned the definition of religion throughout the book in roundabout ways.

High to Low Avg. According to James Heisig, after being banned from holding any public position by the United States Occupation authorities in JulyNishitani refrained from drawing “practical social conscience into philosophical and religious ideas, preferring to think about the insight of the individual rather than the reform of the social order.

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