David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
International Studies in Philosophy Monograph Series:233-268 (2010)
Zen-Buddhist nothingness is the nowhere is there something that is I, or conversely: the I that is the nowhere is there something. (Hisamatsu, FN, 25-26; quoted and trans. in Stambaugh, FS, 76)... it is empty of being. That means that it is beyond all measure ....... it is empty without emptiness. That means that it does not cling to itself.... it possesses nothing. That means that it doesn't possess and also cannot be possessed. (Hisamatsu, FN, 31; quoted and trans. in Stambaugh, FS, 77-8)The emptiness of what is called "emptiness" is referred to as "the emptiness of emptiness" (ʼsūnyatāʼsūnyatā), and it is explained in this way for the purpose of controverting any understanding of emptiness as a[n ontological reference to] "being." (Candrakīrti, EMW, 180)A skillful Zen student will strive to be awakened to an identity with all phenomena, the student him- or herself emptyand continually changing as the phenomena come forth. (Codiga, ZPSP, 108)Zen practice is a means for the enlightenment of bushes and grasses, an activity that has no beginning or end in the vastness of any empty universe. (p. 110)
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
John Schroeder (2000). Nāgārjuna and the Doctrine of "Skillful Means". Philosophy East and West 50 (4):559-583.
John W. M. Krummel (2004). Emptiness and Experience: Pure and Impure. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 4 (1):57-76.
Abraham Vélez de Cea (2005). Emptiness in the Pāli. Philosophy East and West 55 (4).
Abraham Vélez De Cea (2005). Emptiness in the Pāli Suttas and the Question of Nāgārjuna's Orthodoxy. Philosophy East and West 55 (4):507 - 528.
Mathieu Martin (2002). On the Emptiness of the Stability Set of Order D. Theory and Decision 52 (4):313-326.
Newman Robert Glass (1995). Working Emptiness: Toward a Third Reading of Emptiness in Buddhism and Postmodern Thought. Scholars Press.
Elizabeth Napper (1989). Dependent-Arising and Emptiness: A Tibetan Buddhist Interpretation of Mādhyamika Philosophy Emphasizing the Compatibility of Emptiness and Conventional Phenomena. Wisdom Publications.
L. Q. English (2007). On the 'Emptiness' of Particles in Condensed-Matter Physics. Foundations of Science 12 (2):155-171.
Douglas S. Duckworth (2010). De/Limiting Emptiness and the Boundaries of the Ineffable. Journal of Indian Philosophy 38 (1):97-105.
Jay L. Garfield (1994). Dependent Arising and the Emptiness of Emptiness: Why Did Nāgārjuna Start with Causation? Philosophy East and West 44 (2):219-250.
Junichi Toyota, Pernilla Hallonsten & Marina Shchepetunina (eds.) (2012). Sense of Emptiness: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Cambridge Scholars.
Robert E. Wood (2011). The Free Spirit. International Philosophical Quarterly 51 (3):377-387.
Guy Newland (2001). “Will This Potato Grow?”. The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2001:61-72.
Eduardo García-Ramírez (2011). A Cognitive Theory of Empty Names. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 2 (4):785-807.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads4 ( #247,637 of 1,096,839 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #273,068 of 1,096,839 )
How can I increase my downloads?