Living In The Light Of Death

Author: Frank Scalambrino
Publisher: Magister Ludi Press
ISBN: 9780998870403
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By developing an Eastern existential understanding of death from the perspective of Zen Buddhism, Bushidō (the Way of the Samurai), and Japanese haiku poets, this book articulates an ethics of sincerity between the contemplative-meditation ...

The A Z Of Death And Dying Social Medical And Cultural Aspects

Author: Michael John Brennan
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440803447
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When the term philosophy is mentioned, people often think of the ancient Greek
philosophers, such as Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates, whose ... However, we
should also recognize that there is also a long tradition of Eastern philosophy, for
example, Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. ... that death defines life to a
certain extent, insofar as the fact that we will all die one day makes us finite
beings (see Existentialism). ... Philosophy can also help us to cast light on what
are known ...

The Ethics And Religious Philosophy Of Etty Hillesum

Author: Klaas A.D. Smelik
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 900434134X
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He proposes an alternative to modern philosophy's systematization of human
existence (cf. ... “life” (Dutch: leven), “death” (Dutch: dood), “soul” (Dutch:ziel), “
Eastern thought” and “the relationship between God and the world.” In the light of
Rosenzweig, Hillesum's reflections resonate meaningfully and distinctively with a
theistic worldview (German: ... on the existential relationship between certain
aspects of Jewish philosophy and Jewish life in her writings, contrasting
contemporary ...

The Targums In The Light Of Traditions Of The Second Temple Period

Author: Thierry Legrand
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004271570
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His heartbreaking end on the border triggered questions about the inevitability of
death. In attempts to come to terms with this narrative, the existential ques- tion is
directly addressed in one poem in the prayerbook for the ... Such a sustained
interest developed in his life and work that the accumu- lated traditions about
Moses provide a rich hunting ground ... 147–174; J. Goldin, “The Death of Moses:
An Exercise in Midrashic Transposition”, in Love and Death in the Ancient Near
East: ...

Encyclopedia Of Death And Dying

Author: Glennys Howarth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136913602
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Western reports of near-death experiences often mention light which is
experienced as a loving presence and ... Amida Buddhism also reports the
radiance and purity of the light of the Amida Buddha, and in fact in the exegetical
tradition it is argued ... Leaman, O. (1999) Key Concepts in Eastern Philosophy,
London: Routledge. ... This sentiment is echoed in the twentieth century by
Wittgenstein: `Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death' (
Wittgenstein 1961: 72).

Children Adolescents And Death

Author: Robert G. Stevenson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351969544
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The traditional debate about influences on children's behavior and development
has tended to focus on the dichotomy between ... as to put biology in the driving
seat of our lives would be to deny the human agency that is at the heart of
existentialist thought. ... Existentialism is not a philosophy that claims to have all
the answers. ... chapter has shown that there is much to be gained from shining
an existentialist light on the complex subject of child development. ... East of

East Of Existentialism

Author: Ray Billington
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Australia
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His pupil, Aristotle, took an opposing view, and the Western tradition since has
been marked by their difference. ... For Aristotle, there was nothing to survive
bodily death. When the lamp shattered, the light .went out, not off to somewhere
else. ... Descartes, the father of modern philosophy, started a lively hare with his
contribution to the mind-body problem. ... view of the world as a giant machine (
for him it was a machine plus) with every living organism just another smaller

Structural Depths Of Indian Thought

Author: P. T. Raju
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780887061394
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Yet none of the Indian schools is phenomenology or existentialism in any narrow
sense of the terms. ... a student of comparative philosophy is the question: If
different conclusions, for metaphysies and also for a philosophy of life, are ...
those lines of thought found in different contexts in different philosophical
traditions and brought together for different purposes. ... This book, it is hoped,
will show the way to the readers of both the East and the West to find out similar
strands of thought in ...

Passion Death And Spirituality

Author: Kathleen M. Higgins
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400746504
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The Philosophy of Robert C. Solomon Kathleen Higgins, David Sherman ... of
sadness in the light of current Western therapeutic traditions, and even more
important, Western therapeutic traditions which have integrated mindfulness
techniques. ... disorder during contemporary times: these emotions are sadness,
melancholy (as existential angst) and boredom. ... that does not recognize that
periods of anxiety and periods of melancholy are a necessary part of every
human life, such a ...

Values And Value Theories In The Light Of Sri Aurobindo

Author: V. Madhusudan Reddy
Publisher: Hyderabad, India : Institute of Human Study
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Existentialism thus, represents a reaction in the realm of contemporary European
thought. The events ... Also it is a protest against the oppressiveness of the idea
of an exclusive objective order in ihe field of Western philosophy. It is in a ... His
choice of uncommon words is reminiscent of the ancient eastern tradition of
universal Symbolism. There is ... As against this it made man preoccupy himself
only with living or the anguish of death and only rarely with the hope of a beyond.
Sartre's ...