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Nothingness and desire : a philosophical antiphony

Author: James W Heisig
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2016.
Series: Nanzan library of Asian religion and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The six lectures that make up this work were delivered in March 2011 at London University's School of Oriental and Asian Studies as the Jordan Lectures on Comparative Religion. They revolve around the intersection of two ideas, nothingness and desire, as they apply to a re-examination of the questions of self, God, morality, property, and the East-West philosophical divide.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James W Heisig
ISBN: 9780824871147 0824871146
OCLC Number: 986749742
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2013.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The guiding fictions --
Desire and its objects --
Desire without a proper object --
Nothingness and being --
The nothingness of desire and the desire for nothingness --
Defining self through no-self --
Getting over one's self --
The mind of nothingness --
The self with its desires --
No-self with its desire --
No-self and self-transcendence --
God and death --
From God to nothingness --
God and life --
Displacing the personal God --
Towards an impersonal God --
The absolute of relatedness --
The god of nothingness --
The place of morality --
Convivial harmony --
Customs, habits, decisions --
Morality and religion --
The moral subject in love --
The experience of happiness --
Giving and receiving --
The body as property --
Detachment --
Orthoaesthesis --
Consumption --
Sufficiency --
An elusive horizon --
Rewriting the history of philosophy --
Philosophical antiphony --
Cultural disarmament --
Philosophy beyond the divide.
Series Title: Nanzan library of Asian religion and culture.
Responsibility: James W. Heisig.

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The six lectures that make up this work were delivered in March 2011 at London University's School of Oriental and Asian Studies as the Jordan Lectures on Comparative Religion. They revolve around the intersection of two ideas, nothingness and desire, as they apply to a re-examination of the questions of self, God, morality, property, and the East-West philosophical divide.

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