The Boundless Open Sea: A Collection of Essays: Zen Buddhism and Critical Theory

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For the last forty years critical theories in Europe have been positing critiques of western society without fully embracing Buddhist traditions. In Dr. Kaye's opinion that is a terrible mistake, and he attempts a fusion between eastern and western social critique by focusing on concepts such as nothingness (Sunyata), instant enlightenment (Satori and Nirvana), bio-power, space-time and nihilism. The entire purpose of the book is to see if Buddhism and Critical Theory can create pathways out of actual oppressions due to ...

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ISBN-13: 9780991045532

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