The volume introduces the central themes in and the main figures of Japanese Buddhist philosophy. It will have two sections, one that discusses general topics relevant to Japanese Buddhist philosophy and one that reads the work of the main Japanese Buddhist philosophers in the context of comparative philosophy. It combines basic information with cutting edge scholarship considering recent publications in Japanese, Chinese, English, and other European languages. As such, it will be an invaluable tool for professors teaching courses in Asian and global philosophy, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as the people generally interested in philosophy and/or Buddhism.
Content table and authors.- Introduction.- A) Basic Issues in Japanese Buddhist Philosophy. 1. "Japanese Buddhism" or "Buddhism in Japan".- The category "Japanese Buddhism", R. Payne.- Is there such a thing as Buddhist philosophy in Japan? J. Maraldo.- Japanese adaptations of Chinese Sources, Y. He.- The role of women in Japanese Buddhist philosophy, M. Yusa.- Buddhist theory and culture in Japan, R. Raud. 2. Current issues in Japanese Buddhist Philosophy.- The reception of Buddhist thought by contemporary philosophers in Japan, R. Mueller.- Interaction between Japanese Buddhist Philosophy and Confucianism, K. Lam.- The philosophy underlying Buddhist art, P. Winfield.- Violence and Salvation in Buddhism, M. Watanabe.- Current trends in Japanese Buddhist philosophy, G. Kopf. B. Individual Thinkers. 3. Japanese Buddhist Philosophy before the Meiji period.- Saicho, V. Forte.- Kukai, C. N.- Jokei, J. Ford.- Honen, M. Blum.- Dogen, S. Heine.- Keizan, S. Ishii.- Shinran, D. Hirota.- Nichiren, R, Habito .- Chugan Engetsu, S. Doell.- Takuan Soho, D. Lishka, Hakuin Ekaku, J, Ahn.- Menzan Zuiho, D. Riggs.- Bankei Yotaku, E. Kobayashi. 4) Japanese Buddhist Philosophy after the Meiji period. .- Nakamura Hajime, T. Endo.- Nishida Kitaro, M. Uehara.- Nishitani Keiji, J. Krummel.- D. T. Suzuki, M. Yusa.- Kiyozawa Manshi, R. Rhodes.- Tamaki Koshiro, T. Makio.- Hisamatsu, A. van Braakt.- Ueda Shizuteru, B. Davis.- Masao Abe, K. Lam
Series: Dao Companions to Chinese Philosophy
Number Of Pages: 575
Published: 1st July 2013
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5