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Nishida and Western Philosophy

Wilkinson, Robert

Nishida and Western Philosophy

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Farnham .
Written in English

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  • Kitaro Nishida

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    Nishida Kitaro (1870?1945) is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end, he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and one of the main lines in Eastern thought. This book is a work of comparative philosophy, attention is given to the consequences of Nishida"s metaphysics in the areas of ethics, aesthetics, the philosophy of religion.

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    Pagination1 online resource (185 p.)
    Number of Pages185
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    Open LibraryOL25563683M
    ISBN 100754693252
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    OCLC/WorldCa437138788


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Nishida Kitaro () is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and one of the Cited by: 6.

Nishida Kitarō was the most significant and influential Japanese philosopher of the twentieth-century. His work is pathbreaking Nishida and Western Philosophy book several respects: it established in Japan the creative discipline of philosophy as practiced in Europe and the Americas; it enriched that discipline by infusing Anglo-European philosophy with Asian sources of thought; it provided a new basis for philosophical.

Nishida Kitaro () is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and one of the.

Nishida Kitaro (–) is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and one of the Price: $ Nishida and Western philosophy.

[Robert Wilkinson] Nishida Kitaro () is one of the most important Japanese philosopher. This book focuses on the consequences of Nishida's metaphysics in Radical empiricism and pure experience -- Fichte, the neo-Kantians and Bergson -- Nishida\'s later philosophy: the logic of place and self.

Nishida Kitaro () is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end, he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the Nishida and Western Philosophy book line of the Western tradition and one of the.

Nishida Kitaro (–) is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and one of the Author: Dr Wilkinson, Robert.

Nishida Kitaro () is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Nishida and Western Philosophy book. Nishida and Western Philosophy. DOI link for Nishida and Western Philosophy. Nishida and Western Philosophy book. By Robert Wilkinson. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 13 May Pub.

location London. Imprint : Robert Wilkinson. Abstract. Nishida Kitaro (–) is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end Nishida and Western Philosophy book found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and.

Nishida Kitaro () is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and Cited by: 6.

The argument that frames this book is repeated throughout: Nishida's [End Page ] philosophy is an attempt to articulate, in a characteristically Western philosophical manner, the Zen experience he had as a young man.

Nishida first made the attempt by using the conceptual frameworks of Western philosophers, and after they failed him he.

Nishida Kitaro's reformulation of the major issues of Western philosophy from a Zen standpoint of "absolute nothingness" and "absolutely contradictory self-identity" represents the boldest speculative enterprise of modern Japan, continued today by his successors in the "Kyoto School" of philosophy.

This English translation of Intuition and Reflection in Self-Consciousness evokes the movement. Nishida and Western Philosophy (review) Nishida and Western Philosophy (review) Yong, Amos. BOOK REVIEWS NISHIDA AND WESTERN PHILOSOPHY.

By Robert Wilkinson. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, vii + pp. Robert Wilkinson is a comparative philosopher who teaches at Open University in Edinburgh and has worked for years in the areas of. Buy Nishida and Western Philosophy by Robert Wilkinson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Free UK delivery on eligible orders. An Inquiry into the Good is not, therefore, a book merely about ethics in the restricted sense of that term. Over half of the book is devoted to attempting to answer metaphysical questions about the nature of reality and so Nishida's primary interest in the nature of the good is often overlooked/5(4).

Nishida Kitarō, Japanese philosopher who exemplified the attempt by the Japanese to assimilate Western philosophy into the Oriental spiritual tradition. Nishida’s father, Nishida Yasunori, was for a time a teacher of an elementary school among whose few pupils was Kitarō.

His mother, Tosa, was a. Nishida Kitaro book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. exciting readers by their explorations of the borderlands between philosophy and religion.

What has been wanting, however, is a book in a Western language to elucidate the life and thought of Nishida Kitaro (), /5(7). Introduces the work and thought of Nishida Kitar-o>, a Japanese who was one of the 20th century's most profound interpreters of Oriental metaphysics in the language Western ds his approach to God, religion, morality, and pure experience, with chapters on the logic of, self-contradictory identity, God and nothingness, action intuition, and values and : Robert Edgar Carter.

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Kindle Store. Go Search Today's Deals Vouchers AmazonBasics Best. Nishida's oeuvre is taken as representative of the apex of Japanese or Buddhist engage-ment with Western philosophy, then what emerges is a nonadjudicable incommen-surability between the two traditions.

This is the conclusion of Nishida and Western Philosophy. Any assessment of this book will necessarily have to proceed at multiple levels. First. An Inquiry into the Good, also known as A Study of Good, (Japanese: 善の研究, Zen no kenkyū) is a book by the Japanese philosopher Kitaro work has been described as a masterpiece.

Influence and reception. Graham Parkes described An Inquiry into the Good as a "masterpiece". He wrote that was made possible by the Japanese interest in western philosophy that began with the Author: Kitaro Nishida.

Nothingness Beyond God: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Nishida Kitaro Second Edition: Carter, Robert Edgar: Books - (5). The former is famous for his maiden work An Inquiry of the Good (), while the latter is known for a critic of Nishida’s philosophy.

Nishida has never left Japan, and could only mention some Author: Andrew Feenberg. Rather, he is a modern thinker who has reformulated Japanese Zen philosophy using the language of Western philosophy.

Born inas Japan was opening up to Western culture in the Meiji Era, Nishida Kitaro received an education blending East and West, combining early tutoring in the Chinese classics and a serious Zen practice with an interest.

Nishida Kitaro () is the most important Japanese philosopher of the last century. His constant aim in philosophy was to try to articulate Zen in terms drawn from Western philosophical sources, yet in the end he found that he could not do so, and his thought illustrates a conceptual incommensurability at the deepest level between the main line of the Western tradition and one of the Brand: Taylor And Francis.

It is fitting, too, to say that Nishida walked “The Path of Philosophy,” for he absorbed Western philosophy from the ancient Greeks to his European contemporaries.

Not content to merely interpret Western philosophy to students and colleagues, he truly integrated it into Japanese philosophy, which sprouted in his case from the fertile soil.

His first work, Zen-no-kenkyu (A Study of Good) (), features his early ideas, explaining the relationships among thought, reality, ethics, and religion. He continued to write books, mainly in the form of related essays, until his death in Nishida's philosophy often is classified into three periods.

Reading Japanese philosophy Nishida And Western Philosophy by. Robert Wilkinson. really liked it avg rating — 2 ratings. score: 87, and 1 person voted Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book).

Details *. reader of Nishida. Simply put, Nishida’s book, standing on its own merits, would not have quali - fied as a lasting contribution to modern western philosophy.

Had it been trans-lated immediately into European languages, it would likely have amounted to little more than a curio among American and continental readers, who wouldFile Size: KB. The book’s theme is that there is a thrust toward unity in all experience.

Nishida’s system attempted to grant Western science its logical place while showing that its experiential ground was what traditional Asian values had affirmed all along. Kasulis, Thomas P. Modern Japanese philosophy and its critique of Western philosophy.

Reveals the complicity between the Kyoto School’s moral and political philosophy, based on the school’s founder Nishida Kitarō’s metaphysics of nothingness, and Japanese imperialism. In the field of philosophy, the common view of philosophy as an essentially Western discipline persists even today, while non-Western philosophy tends to be undervalued and not investigated seriously.

Now in its fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics is a brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy. In his exemplary clear style, Nigel Warburton introduces and assesses thirty-two philosophical classics from Plato’s Republic to Rawls’ A Theory of Justice.

The fourth edition includes new material on:Pages: The Kyoto School (Kyōto-gakuha) is a group of 20 th century Japanese thinkers who developed original philosophies by creatively drawing on the intellectual and spiritual traditions of East Asia, those of Mahāyāna Buddhism in particular, as well as on the methods and content of Western an introductory section, this article will focus on four questions: How should the Kyoto.

James Heisig, a longstanding participant in these efforts, has filled that gap with Philosophers of Nothingness. In this extensive study, the ideas of Nishida Kitaro, Tanabe Hajime, and Nishitani Keiji are presented both as a consistent school of thought in its own right and as a challenge to the Western philosophical tradition to open itself.

Beyond Personal Identity: Dogen, Nishida, and a Phenomenology of No-Self (review) Article (PDF Available) in Buddhist-Christian Studies 25(1) January with Reads.

Whether this approach clarifies Nishida's thought or adds further complications is left to the judgment of the reader. [End Page ] Contrary to the view that Nishida underwent a "turn" in the early s, Goto- Jones attempts to prove in chapters 3 and 4 that Nishida's political philosophy remained consistent throughout his : Michiko Yusa.

Nishida and Western Philosophy Bret W. Davis Nishida and Western Philosophy. By Robert Wilkinson. Surrey, England: Ashgate, pages. ISBN Hard-cover £ ROBERT number WILKINSON'S of books in English Nishida on and Nishida Western Kitarõ Philosophy joins () a growing number of books in English on Nishida.

An Inquiry into the Good represented the foundation of Nishida’s philosophy—reflecting both his deep study of Zen Buddhism and his thorough analysis of Western philosophy—and established its author as the foremost Japanese philosopher of this century.

In this important new translation, two scholars—one Japanese and one American—have worked together to present a lucid and accurate. The Kyoto School is the name given to the Japanese philosophical movement centered at Kyoto University that assimilated Western philosophy and religious ideas and used them to reformulate religious and moral insights unique to the East Asian cultural tradition.

Beginning roughly in with Kitarō Nishida, it survived the serious controversy it garnered after World War II to develop into a Author: Michael Kicey.

Philosophy (from Greek: φιλοσοφία, philosophia, 'love of wisdom') is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Such questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved.

The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. – BCE). Philosophical methods include questioning, critical discussion, rational.

By genuinely respecting Nishida Kitarō's commitment to 'Western philosophy, ' William Haver corrects long-standing misinterpretations of the philosopher's work.

The translations themselves are astonishing. Until reading this book, I had not imagined that such fidelity to the original was possible between Japanese and English."--Author: Kitar?

Nishida Kitaro.In Nishida’s philosophy, each stage has its independent value. Like a series of vortexes floating on the stream when two (i.e., Western and Eastern) rivers converge, each closes its own circle.

The preceding system should not be replaced by the later, even if they flow successively.