By Mark Gonnerman
The Workshop invited writers, lecturers and students from Northern California and Japan to talk on a number of features of Snyder's nice accomplishment. This ebook captures the buzz of those gatherings and invitations readers to go into the poem via essays and talks by way of David Abram, Wendell Berry, Carl Bielefeldt, Tim Dean, Jim avoid, Robert Hass, Stephanie Kaza, Julia Martin, Michael McClure, Nanao Sakaki, and Katsunori Yamazato. It contains an interview with Gary Snyder, appendices, and different assets for extra study.
Read Online or Download A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End PDF
Similar religious & spiritual eastern philosophy books
During this cutting edge learn of the thinker Nagarjuna, Nancy McCagney demonstrates that the idea that of area ('akasa') in early Indian Mahayana Buddhism is the basis metaphor for Nagarjuna's realizing of 'sunyata', or openness. Nagarjuna's use of the time period 'sunyata' was once new, and contrasted with the word's use in Pali Buddhist literature.
Encouraged by way of his time spent with clever sages in Asia within the Thirties, Paul Brunton (1898-1981) wrote The Hidden educating past Yoga (and its spouse volume The knowledge of the Overself) on the request of those impressive lecturers, who famous that he had an important function to play within the transmission of Hindu Vedanta and Buddhism to the West.
Via a scientific advent of Confucius as a old determine, a religious chief, a thinker, a political reformer, an educator, and somebody, this ebook bargains a entire, lucid, and in-depth articulation of Confucius and his teachings for Western scholars. It explains how his principles are diversified from their Western opposite numbers in addition to not easy the orthodox Western understandings of Confucianism.
Drawing at the middle values of western civilization, the writer refines the opposite numbers in chinese language civilization, summarized as 4 center rules: responsibility ahead of freedom, obedience sooner than rights, neighborhood prior to person, and concord ahead of clash. concentrating on guoxue or Sinology because the foundation of his technique, the writer offers particular reasons of conventional chinese language values.
- THE EYE OF THE UNIVERSE: A highway to self-realization
- Confucianism, Law, and Democracy in Contemporary Korea (CEACOP East Asian Comparative Ethics, Politics and Philosophy of Law)
- Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation (Shambhala Classics)
- Inward Revolution: Bringing About Radical Change in the World: v.ution
Additional resources for A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End
A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End by Mark Gonnerman