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Levinas in Japan: the ethics of alterity and the philosophy of no-self
Does the Buddhist doctrine of no-self imply, simply put, no-other? Does this doctrine necessarily come into conflict with an ethics premised on the alterity of the other? This article explores theseExpand
The De of Levinas: Cultivating the Heart-Mind of Radical Passivity
This essay explores the early Chinese text Guanzi to address the question of ethical responsibility in the work of Emmanuel Levinas. We begin with the premise that being responsive to the other,Expand
Buddhism and bell hooks: Liberatory Aesthetics and the Radical Subjectivity of No‐Self
This article engages bell hooks's concept of “radical black subjectivity” through the lens of the Buddhist doctrine of no‐self. Relying on the Zen theorist Dōgen and on resources from JapaneseExpand
Buddhist Responses to Globalization
Introduction, James Mark Shields and Leah Kalmanson Part I: Globalization as Spatial, Cultural, and Economic Deterritorialization 1) Squaring Freedom with Equity: Challenging the Karma of theExpand
Confucianism in Context