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Encounter With Enlightenment A Study of Japanese Ethics (S U N Y Series in Modern Japanese Philosophy) by Robert Edgar Carter

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English


  • Buddhism,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Non-Western philosophy,
  • Religions of Indic & Oriental origin,
  • Japanese Philosophy,
  • Systems Of Ethics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Religion,
  • Japan,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Eastern,
  • Eastern - General,
  • Ethics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7802541M
ISBN 100791450171
ISBN 109780791450178

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Cardiff University professor Graeme Garrard claims that historian William R. Everdell was the first to situate Rousseau as the "founder of the Counter-Enlightenment" in his dissertation and in his book, Christian Apologetics in France, – The Roots of Romantic Religion. In his article, "the Origin of the Counter-Enlightenment: Rousseau and the New Religion of Sincerity. In Encounter with Enlightenment, Robert E. Carter puts forth the East, and specifically Japan, as a source of possible solutions to the world's social, economic, and environmental problems. Not only is the book a sustained scholarly analysis of both the religious and philosophical roots of Japan's distinctive ethical approach to life, but it.   In this panoramic book, Jürgen Osterhammel tells the story of the European Enlightenment's nuanced encounter with the great civilizations of the East, from the Ottoman Empire and India to China and : Princeton University Press.   Encounter the Enlightened is a guiding beacon of divine wisdom and inspiration for all persons seeking self-realization and an experience of the unbounded nature of life. Master, mystic and yogi Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev presents a rare glimpse of undiluted truth from discourses given to yoga disciples and other audiences at his ashram in south 5/5(5).

Oriental enlightenment: the encounter between Asian and Western thought User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Clarke (history of ideas, Kingston Univ., UK) notes that for hundreds of years the West has sought out the tradition of the East's philosophies. Encounter the Enlightened A three-month intensive wholeness program took place in , the first ever in-house program to be conducted at the newly formed Isha Yoga Center. Amidst the fury of the rain and winds, in a temporary thatched structure and the barest of necessities, disciples encountered the Master in all his compassion and fierceness.   Jürgen Osterhammel’s Die Entzauberung Asiens, published in , with a second edition in , has acquired the status of something of a classic in the German-speaking translation into English after twenty years is therefore long overdue and very welcome. This translation, Unfabling the East: The Enlightenment’s Encounter with Asia, by Robert Savage, is a revised and updated Author: Ann Thomson. Encounter with Enlightenment: A Study of Japanese Ethics: Robert E. Carter, Yuasa Yasuo: Books - 5/5(1).