The Social Self in Zen and American Pragmatism

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This is the first book on East-West comparative thought to critically analyze the Zen Buddhist model of self in modern Japanese philosophy from the standpoint of American pragmatism.
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Overview

This is the first book on East-West comparative thought to critically analyze the Zen Buddhist model of self in modern Japanese philosophy from the standpoint of American pragmatism.
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Steven Heine
...[Helps] resuscitate the comparative philosophical approach by critically examining sources of the Buddhist tradition, particularly Japanese Zen, in light of a juxtaposition with appropriately corresponding examples of Western thought....[The book is] the product of a scholar who has obviously spent years thoroughly researching both the Eastern and Western poles of the topic and stands at the peak of his ability to offer critical insight coupled with cogent writing skills. —Journal of Buddhist Ethics
Steven Heine
...[Helps] resuscitate the comparative philosophical approach by critically examining sources of the Buddhist tradition, particularly Japanese Zen, in light of a juxtaposition with appropriately corresponding examples of Western thought....[The book is] the product of a scholar who has obviously spent years thoroughly researching both the Eastern and Western poles of the topic and stands at the peak of his ability to offer critical insight coupled with cogent writing skills.
Journal of Buddhist Ethics
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791424926
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Series: SUNY Series in Constructive Postmodern Thought
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 500
  • Sales rank: 361,873
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to SUNY Series in Constructive Postmodern Thought
Cover Painting
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Social Self as an Intercultural Theme for Comparative Philosophy and Religion 1
1 Watsuji Tetsuro's Ningen Model of Japanese Selfhood 49
2 The Social Self and I-Thou Dialectic of Nishida Kitaro 79
3 The Dependency Self Model of Doi Takeo's Amae Psychology 123
4 The Social Self in Classical American Philosophy 141
5 The Social Self and I-Me Dialectic of G. H. Mead 187
6 Tanaka Odo and the Initial Reception of American Pragmatism im Japan 267
7 The Social Self and Mead and Confucianism 271
8 The Social Self in Mead, Zen, and Japanese Society 281
9 The Social Self in Mead and Watsuji 297
10 The Social Self in Mead and Nishida 325
11 Selfhood in the Social Psychology of Mead and Doi 351
12 The Social Self as a Body-Mind Interaction 361
13 The Social Self as a Human-Nature Interaction 379
14 The Social Turn in Philosophical Anthropology 403
Notes 455
Glossary of Sino-Japanese Terms 459
References 461
Note on Centers 475
Index 477
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