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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 15mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Giles

ADAM BUBEN Presidential Doctoral Fellow in the philosophy department, University of South Florida, USA ARCHIE GRAHAM Postdoctoral Researcher EIKO HANAOKA Professor Emeritus, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan MAKOTO MIZUTA Former Professor of Philosophy and Medical Ethics, Fukuoka Dental College, Japan KINYA MASUGATA President of the Kierkegaard Society of Japan, Professor, Mukogawa Women's University, Japan IAN MILLS Independent scholar MIME MORITA Associate Professor of Philosophy, Ethics and Women's Studies, Osaka Christian College, Japan ESHIN NISHIMURA Professor Emeritus, Hanazono University, Japan SHUDO TSUKIYAMA Professor of Intercultural Studies, University of Otani, Japan

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