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The Buddha Eye: An Anthology of the Kyoto School and It's Comtemporaries
Contains essays by many of the most important twentieth century Japanese philosophers, offering challenging and illumination insights into the nature of Reality as understood by the school of Zen.
ebook, 280 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by World Wisdom Books
(first published January 1st 1982)
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A wide-ranging collection of essays from philosophers of the Kyoto school, a Japanese school of thought in the early 20th century that sought to fuse Zen Buddhism with the ontological existentialism of Husserl,Heidegger et al. The initial essays thus starts off with fairly simple expositions of traditional Zen Buddhist thought vis a vis the established Western worldview, which thus serves as a primer to the radically different interpretation of existence that the Kyoto School (and the names asso ...more