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Author Ziporyn, Brook, 1964-

Title Evil and/or/as the good : omnicentrism, intersubjectivity and value paradox in Tiantai Buddhist thought / Brook Ziporyn
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center for the Harvard-Yenching Institute, 2000
Distributed by Harvard University Press
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Description 1 online resource (x, 482 pages)
Series Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 51
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 51
Contents 1. Introduction: The Question -- 2. Value, Intersubjectivity, and Holism: Philosophical Parameters and the Chinese Background -- 3. Value and Anti-value in Indian Buddhism -- 4. Tiantai Basics: Omnicentric Holism -- 5. Intersubjectivity in the Tiantai Tradition as Understood by Zhili -- 6. Value and Anti-value in Tiantai Thought -- 7. What's So Good About Evil: Conclusions and Implications
Summary "Brook Ziporyn provides an overview of the development of Tiantai thought from the fifth through the eleventh centuries in China and contributes to our understanding of Chinese intellectual culture and Chinese Buddhism, as well as to basic ontological, epistemological, and axiological concepts. In the conclusion, he looks at these ideas from a wider perspective by teasing out the philosophical and moral implications of Zhili's ideas."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-464) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Zhili, 960-1028.
Good and evil (Buddhism)
Good and evil.
Tiantai Buddhism -- Doctrines -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1684170346 (electronic bk.)
9781684170340 (electronic bk.)