Existential and Ontological Dimensions of Time in Heidegger and Dogen

Existential and Ontological Dimensions of Time in Heidegger and Dogen

by Steven Heine

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ISBN-13: 9781438406350
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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About the Author

Steven Heine is professor of religious studies and history and director of the Institute for Asian Studies at Florida International University. Heine's research specializes in the life and thought of Zen master Dogen (1200-1253), the founder of the Soto sect in Japan, and he has published twenty books and dozens of articles on Japanese culture. His publications include Did Dogen Go to China? (Oxford, 2006), The Zen Poetry of Dogen (Tuttle, 1997), Dogen and the Koan Tradition (SUNY, 1993), Shifting Shape, Shaping Text (Hawaii, 2000), and White Collar Zen (Oxford, 2005), which has been reviewed in USA Today, The Washington Post, Harvard Business Working Knowledge, and elsewhere.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations

Preface

Chapter 1. The Question of Time

The Significance of the Question

Formative Elements in Heidegger's Philosophy of Time

Formative Elements in Dogen's Philosophy of Time

Issues in Methodology

Chapter 2. The Origin of Derivative Time

Problematics of Derivative Time

Heidegger's Analysis of Derivative Time

Dogen's Analysis of Derivative Time

Comparative Examination

Chapter 3. Finitude and Impermanence

Problematics of Finitude and Impermanence

Heidegger's Disclosure of Finitude

Dogen's Disclosure of Impermanence

Comparative Examination

Chapter 4. Primordial Time

Problematics of Primordial Time

Heidegger's Understanding of Primordial Time

Dogen's Understanding of Primordial Time

Comparative Examination

Conclusions

Appendix A Translation of Dogen's "Uji" (Being Time)

Notes

Glossary of Japanese Terms

Index

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