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The Nothingness Beyond God: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Nishida Kitaro

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When we hear the term "Japanese philosophy" we think of Zen Buddhism or the Shinto scriptures. Yet one of the great 20th century interpreters of Western philosophy, Nishida Kitaro, lived and wrote in the Japanese islands all his life, laboring at an ultimate synthesis of oriental thought and Western hermeneutics. To be sure, Nishida's aim was to understand his own cultural ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 256 pages
Published April 17th 1998 by Paragon House
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Andrew Olsen
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The Nothingness Beyond God is an introduction into the existential/ phenomenological philosophy of Nishida Kitaro. It is not an easy book to get through but if you like philosophy, have a degree in it, or like to challenge yourself this book will leave you with a transformed worldview.

It is written in a way to bring to light the work of another; Robert E. Carter does well in structuring and enlightening us on how Nishida's philosophy should work.

This is a philosophical text and is paced as well
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