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By JeeLoo Liu,Douglas Berger

A number of the most important and nonetheless such a lot appropriate principles approximately nothingness or emptiness have received profound philosophical prominence within the heritage and improvement of a few South and East Asian traditions—including in Buddhism, Daoism, Neo-Confucianism, Hinduism, Korean philosophy, and the japanese Kyoto School. These traditions proportion the perception that during order to give an explanation for either the nice mysteries and mundane proof approximately our event, principles of "nothingness" needs to play a chief role.


This number of essays brings jointly the paintings of twenty of the world’s trendy students of Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist, Neo-Confucian, jap and Korean inspiration to light up attention-grabbing philosophical conceptualizations of "nothingness" in either classical and smooth Asian traditions. the original assortment bargains new paintings from comprehensive students and gives a coherent, panoramic view of the main major ways in which "nothingness" performs an important roles in Asian philosophy. It contains either conventional and modern formulations, occasionally placing Asian traditions into discussion with each other and occasionally with classical and smooth Western concept. the result's a publication of big worth for college students and researchers in Asian and comparative philosophy.

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