Discourse and Practice / Edition 1

Discourse and Practice / Edition 1

by Frank E. Reynolds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791410242

ISBN-13: 9780791410240

Pub. Date: 05/28/1992

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Discourse and Practice strives to stretch the boundaries of commonly accepted notions of philosophical discourse in order to introduce comparative considerations.  See more details below

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Discourse and Practice strives to stretch the boundaries of commonly accepted notions of philosophical discourse in order to introduce comparative considerations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791410240
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
05/28/1992
Series:
SUNY series, Toward a Comparative Philosophy of Religions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Sect. IPhilosophy in Narrative and Practice
1Wisdom and Practice: The Mythic Making of Sacred History among the Bimin-Kuskusmin of Papua New Guinea13
2Samantabhadra and Rudra: Innate Enlightenment and Radical Evil in Tibetan Rnying-ma-pa Buddhism51
3Buddhist Philosophy in the Art of Fiction83
Sect. IIMyth and Practice in Philosophy
4On Demythologizing Evil111
5The Myth of Original Equality141
Sect. IIIMetapractical Discourse: Comparative Studies
6Philosophy as Metapraxis169
7Xunzi and Durkheim as Theorists of Ritual Practice197
8Embodying Philosophy: Some Preliminary Reflections from a Chinese Perspective233
Sect. IVConcluding Comparative Reflections
9The Drama of Interpretation and the Philosophy of Religions: An Essay on Understanding in Comparative Religious Ethics263
10Reconciliation and Rupture: The Challenge and Threat of Otherness295
Index315

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