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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 439–456.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Jacob Raz A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article proposes that, despite endless debates within Zen Buddhism between quietist tendencies (“sitting quietly, doing nothing”) and the instruction to act in the world (“go wash...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 424–438.
Published: 01 August 2010
... was briefly flourishing in Europe, and c) the use of the term in the European philosophical controversy over Spinozism. Faure argues that, in most cases, the European critique of Buddhism was aimed at European enemies. Chan Buddhism in China and Zen in Japan came to be associated with nihilism as well...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Orthodox, early Hasidic, Shi'ite, Jain and other Indic, Taoist, and Zen religious traditions. This introduction emphasizes the secular approaches, mostly antipolitical or postphilosophical, that wear the adjective “quietist” metaphorically, including the postmodern currents that Martha Nussbaum has named...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 208–220.
Published: 01 April 2008
... onehyperbolic Buddhist. notnecessarily is context butits style,” century. mid-fourteenth the in Japan (Tang and migrated,underauspices,China Zen dynasty) seventh-century toin in black andink wash, as required by classic sumi-e...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 309.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., Paradise, In revolves around a meditative Zen Buddhist retreat, set up in the the upset in retreat, Buddhist Zen a meditative around revolves time participant in such a retreat at Auschwitz.) In the novel, the In at Auschwitz.) aretreat such in participant ­time...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 578–581.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of Chan/Zen Buddhism Chan/Zen of Buddhism Chan Northern of Genealogy Critical include English in books His University. Columbia at Religion Bernard Faure Atheism including books, fifteen of author the is University, Emory at ture Mikhail Epstein of Wales, Swansea. University...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 309–310.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., Paradise, In revolves around a meditative Zen Buddhist retreat, set up in the the upset in retreat, Buddhist Zen a meditative around revolves time participant in such a retreat at Auschwitz.) In the novel, the In at Auschwitz.) aretreat such in participant ­time...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 330–331.
Published: 01 April 2015
... —  might be heaven to a Zen adept or a Christian hermit. I would Iwould hermit. adept orheavenaChristian Zen to be might being” (as svabha¯va­being...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 331–332.
Published: 01 April 2015
... —  might be heaven to a Zen adept or a Christian hermit. I would Iwould hermit. adept orheavenaChristian Zen to be might being” (as svabha¯va­being...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 126–136.
Published: 01 January 2015
... dark purple dark once, you see you once, from from Zen...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 276–284.
Published: 01 April 2010
... mouth hanging   on the wall With the brushwood door shut tight I delight in my own freedom  —  M u s o S o s e k i , “No Word Hut”1 In Muso’s quietist poem, the speaker has retired to his hut. A Zen master...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 367–368.
Published: 01 August 2005
.... of the essence the was time—that possible briefest forthe asphalt zen fro- of the surface possible noend. and Touching smallest the nohad beginning that adance performing Veritablyif orfemale. itmale whether As was capering. The fi the torso. The bag was pulled together under ordertocoverat...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 98–112.
Published: 01 January 2007
... ). of - - - - Huxley Huxley suggested to Leary that Tantra’s paradoxical, somewhat Zen-like ideal of tive entry points of the term into the vocabulary of the American counterculture. techniques of Tantra in a letter, dated February (atritual least those reported in the scholarship of Huxley’s time...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 438–467.
Published: 01 August 2009
... nymphet the watching there stand I body, ofthe defense in walk a metaking for ovation an seats, orchestra The rap I road, county a on downhill Four kilometers of lack my by overturned buddhism zen practice to decision my And on scarf heavy a breathing...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 450–532.
Published: 01 August 2011
...) is ­ ­ ­ ­ in the Chinese martial arts and in the art of war of art the in and arts martial Chinese the in cultivated efficacy effortless ideal The not coincidental. is mind to monks mad brings story the that but Buddhist, no is Zhuge tradition. (Zen) Chan the in   force armed overpowering...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 199–206.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of imprisonment that preceded his execution: were pen and paper allowed him at the New Inn during August 1469? We can assume that they were. What other resources did the public house offer? Surely, the worthy citi- zens of Norwich who guarded the room in which he was held were allowed...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... zen class (the thetes class zen lowestciti orthe aristocrats the either than Areopagus ofthe reform over the argument the in stake men wholess had of the avatars perhaps are They society. Athenian in class” “middle orrepresentthe symbolize, somehow join, role, can new...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., zens,” but this is notis right. zens,” but this citi be happyto too all we are of which world the metropolis build to efforts up all prop then could certainty solid and existence whose one cosmos the know enceto later,and, sci of reason the ability in of complete confidence...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 47–70.
Published: 01 January 2002
... properties confiscated; the winners were given state patronage and made the officially established reli- Collins gion. Yet in later dynasties there were friendly relations, as between Zen monks and Neo-Confucian scholars, and syncretist movements sometimes extolled the “unity of the three doctrines...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 2020
...- not be explained any more than a Zen koan can. The Availability of Cavell When I was twenty, I took two philosophy courses at Berkeley, both taught by Stanley Cavell. I had known him, by then, for some fteen years. He and my C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 2 mother met in Berkeley at the end of World War II. She...