David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy East and West 59 (2):pp. 188-215 (2009)
Courtesy seems to be an essential part of budō , the Japanese martial ways. Yet there is no prima facie relationship between fighting and courtesy. Indeed, we might think that violence and aggression are antithetical to etiquette and care. By situating budō within the three great Japanese traditions of Shintō, Confucianism, and Zen Buddhism, this article reveals the intimate relationship between courtesy and the martial arts. It suggests that courtesy cultivates, and is cultivated by, purity of work and deed, mutually beneficial cooperation, and loving brutality. These individual and social virtues are not only complementary but also essential to budō.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||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
Graham Priest (2013). The Martial Arts and Buddhist Philosophy. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 73:17-28.
Similar books and articles
Eric Schwitzgebel, Joshua Rust, Linus Ta-Lun Huang, Alan T. Moore & D. Justin Coates (2011). Ethicists' Courtesy at Philosophy Conferences. Philosophical Psychology 25 (3):331 - 340.
H. Richards (1889). A Brief History of Greek Philosophy. By B. C. Burt, M.A., Formerly Fellow, and Fellow by Courtesy, in the Johns Hopkins University. Boston. Ginn & Company. 1889. $1.25. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 3 (04):179-180.
Karim Jamal & Norman E. Bowie (1995). Theoretical Considerations for a Meaningful Code of Professional Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics 14 (9):703 - 714.
Lynne Rudder Baker (1987). Content by Courtesy. Journal of Philosophy 84 (April):197-213.
Yūzan Daidōji (2007). Daidōji Yūzan's Code of the Samurai: A Contemporary Dual-Language Edition of the Budō Shoshinshū. Ulysses.
H. M. Knox (1956). A Little-Known Contribution to English Courtesy Education. British Journal of Educational Studies 5 (1):67 - 71.
Servus Gieben (1967). Robert Grosseteste and Medieval Courtesy-Books. Vivarium 5 (1):47-74.
Added to index2009-04-18
Total downloads33 ( #106,425 of 1,781,386 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #167,885 of 1,781,386 )
How can I increase my downloads?