Kyoto University Center for Applied Philosophy & Ethics応用哲学・倫理学教育研究センター

Itsuki Hayashi

Kyoto University

NOTHINGNESS IN ASIAN PHILOSOPHY

Itsuki's Notes on Chapter 1, “The Unavoidable Void: Nonexistence, Absence, and Emptiness” by Arindam Chakrabarti

1.  The Conclusion and the author’s stance regarding EmptinessChakrabarti’s thesis is clear: absence is real, and qualms about its reality are due to the failure to distinguish between not-being (absence) and non-being. However, his conclusion is...... (more)
Nothingness in Asian Philosophy@CAPE | February 25, 2015 | Views: 646

Itsuki's Notes on Introduction by Jeelou Liu and Douglas L. Berger

1. Representational accuracy of the IntroductionSome general claims have been challenged. Firstly, is there a clear distinction between western philosophy and Asian philosophy, such that western philosophy began with investigation of being and existence,...... (more)
Nothingness in Asian Philosophy@CAPE | February 25, 2015 | Views: 693

Prof. Deguchi's Comments on Koji Tanaka, "In Search of the Semantics of Emptiness"

Comments on Koji’s Paper: In Search of the Semantics of EmptinessY Deguchi 10 Dec 2014 Virtues: None. Vices No definite conclusion: ‘The realization of emptiness thus depends on the attachment of a semantics that can accommodate it” (63) This is right....... (more)
Nothingness in Asian Philosophy@CAPE | December 10, 2014 | Views: 765

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