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Title Buddhism and the emerging world civilization : essays in honor of Nolan Pliny Jacobson / edited by Ramakrishna Puligandla and David Lee Miller
Published Carbondale, IL : Southern Illinois University Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 234 pages
Contents The Possibility of nonattachment / Bart Gruzalski -- To end is to begin / Cedric Lambeth Heppler -- C.I. Lewis and Buddhism / Robert L. Greenwood -- Creativity and the emerging world civilization / David Lee Miller -- The Standpoint of early Buddhist philosophy / Hajime Nakamura -- Buddhism and the theistic question / Charles Hartshorne -- The Reflexive nature of momentariness (Ksana-vāda) / Kenneth K. Inada -- Buddhism, Taoism, and the question of ontological difference / David L. Hall -- Meanings of "the meaning of life" in Buddhist perspective / Frank J. Hoffman -- Modern science and the rediscovery of Buddhism / Tsung-I Dow -- Pratītyasamutpāda and creativity / Ramakrishna Puligandla -- The Idea of freedom in Chan/Zen/Son Buddhism and its application to international conflicts / Paul F. Schmidt -- One out of many: the way of creation toward a planetary community / Howard L. Parsons -- Zen and the art of anything / Hal W. French -- Aesthetics of Nirvāna: Nolan Pliny Jacobson on creative process / Morgan Gibson -- The Lotus in the robot: the emerging world civilization and Japan / Stuart D.B. Picken -- Buddhism and the emerging world civilization / Seizo Ohe
Summary This captivating new book, a milestone in Buddhist and comparative studies, is a compilation of seventeen essays celebrating the work and thought of Nolan Pliny Jacobson. The essays in this volume are organized around Jacobson's activities, publications, and interests. Authored by an impressive selection of scholars, the essays are grouped into four sections - "Historical Context," "Central Issues," "Practical Implications," and "The Japan Emphasis." Hajime Nakamura, Charles Hartshorne, Kenneth K. Inada, Seizo Ohe, and thirteen other philosophers discuss freedom, creativity, and Buddhism's self-corrective nature, setting forth their reasons for sharing Jacobson's ideas and visions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-227) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Buddhism and culture.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacobson, Nolan Pliny.
Miller, David Lee, 1940-
Puligandla, R., 1930-
ISBN 0585107297 (electronic bk.)
9780585107295 (electronic bk.)