The problem of communicating zen understanding: A microanalysis of teacher-student interviews in a north american zen monastery [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Human Studies 14 (4):287 - 309 (1991)
Sometimes the dialogue which you read inkoans or the dialogue that takes place in the interview room doesn't make sense, it's not intended to make sense because it's not a rational, linear sequential thing, thisBodhidharma, whatever you think it is it's not. It's not an idea, it's not a concept, it's alive and it's working. How to see that, how to express that is what the dynamics of interview, ofDharma talk are about.
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Henry Rosemont Jr (1970). The Meaning is the Use: Kōan and Mondō as Linguistic Tools of the Zen Masters. Philosophy East and West 20 (2):109-119.
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