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 ...

Author: Yoel Hoffmann
Publisher: The National Academies
ISBN: 9780804831796
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"A wonderful introduction the Japanese tradition of jisei, this volume is crammed with exquisite, spontaneous verse and pity, often hilarious, descriptions of the eccentric and committed monastics who wrote the poems." —Tricycle: The ...

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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However, we should also recognize that there is also a long tradition of Eastern
philosophy, for example, Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. In addition, we
need to be aware that the work of the ancients has been developed over time, in
both East and West. ... For example, Martin Heidegger wrote about “being-
towards-death,” by which he meant 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).

Meditations Objections And Replies

Author: René Descartes
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9781603843508
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Among the strengths of this edition are reliable, accessible translations, useful editorial materials, and a straightforward presentation of the Objections and Replies, including the Objections from Caterus, Arnauld, and Hobbes, and ...

Death And Philosophy

Author: J.E Malpas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134653972
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Death and Philosophy considers these questions with different perspectives varying from the existentialist - deriving from Camus, Heidegger or Sartre, to the English speaking analytic tradition of Bernard Williams or Thomas Nagel; to non ...

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

Author: Thierry Legrand
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004271570
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The timing and circumstances of his death were utterly tragic. Having been
denied entry to the promised land, God granted him avision from Mount Nebo
only to impose the penalty of death on him immediately afterwards. 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 festival of Tab- ernacles
: 'Moses died; who ...

The Ethics And Religious Philosophy Of Etty Hillesum

Author: Klaas A.D. Smelik
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 900434134X
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Instead, he focused on themes and motifs that also affected Hillesum's quest—
such as “birth” (Dutch: geboorte), “life” (Dutch: leven), “death” (Dutch: dood), “soul
” (Dutch:ziel), “Eastern thought” and “the relationship between God and the world.
” In the light of Rosenzweig, ... on the existential relationship between certain
aspects of Jewish philosophy and Jewish life in her writings, contrasting
contemporary intellectual developments with her Jewishness. If we analyze
critically the trends ...

Death A Philosophical Inquiry

Author: Paul Fairfield
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135041253
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This book explores the phenomenology of death and offers a unique way into the phenomenological tradition.