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Description - Kierkegaard and Japanese Thought by James Giles

Kierkegaard knew nothing of Japanese philosophy yet the links between his own ideas and Japanese philosophers are remarkable. The book examines Kierkegaard in terms of Shinto, Pure Land Buddhism, Zen Buddhism, the Samurai, the famous Kyoto school of Japanese philosophers, and in terms of pivotal Japanese thinkers who were influenced by Kierkegaard.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230552838
ISBN-10: 0230552838
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 250
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Giles

JAMES GILES studied at the University of British Columbia, Canada and the University of Edinburgh, UK. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Guam and Tutor at Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge. He has also taught at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Copenhagen, Roskilde University, Aalborg University, and the Hawaii College of Kansai Gaidai University, Japan. He is author of The Nature of Sexual Desire, No Self to be Found: The Search for Personal Identity, A Study in Phenomenalism, and editor of Kierkegaard and Freedom, and French Existentialis

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