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30 September 2012—Academic Autobiography: Tristes Tropiques (d)
30 September 2011—Fieldnotes From History: Greasy Fingers
|[a] Appearing to consciousness RF|
understanding,and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
We looked yesterday at the clearly "phenomenological" focus of Wang Yangming.
|[b] Temple RF 哲 Look it up here|
And that brings us to Martin Heidegger's fascination, bafflement, and, well, rivet-ed-ness when it comes to "Eastern" thought (mostly, for him, Japanese). And here is an interesting little note. At least one Japanese scholar has pegged Heidegger's concept of "Being-in-the-World" (Dasein) to the Japanese classic The Book of Tea.
We'll explore Dasein further as we proceed, but let's just treasure even the possible connection between Heidegger and Japanese Zen thought.
|[c] Classic RF|