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Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural, this book deliberately works across and against the boundaries separating three mainstays of humanistic pursuit--literature, philosophy, and religion--by focusing on the multiple relationships at play between content and form in works drawn from a truly diverse range of philosophical schools, literary genres, religious cultures, and historical eras. Overall, the book calls into question the very ways in which we do philosophy, study literature, and think about religious texts. It shows that Buddhist thought provides sophisticated responses to some of the perennial problems regarding how we find, create, and apply meaning--on the page, in the mind, and throughout our lives.
Author: Rafal K. Stepien
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.88d
About the Author
Rafal K. Stepien is Assistant Professor in Comparative Religion at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
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