The Zen of Japanese Nationalism

  title={The Zen of Japanese Nationalism},
  author={Robert H. Sharf},
  journal={History of Religions},
  pages={1 - 43}
  • R. Sharf
  • Published 1 August 1993
  • Philosophy
  • History of Religions
Le Zen a pris dans la pensee des occidentaux un sens particulier: celui d'une pratique historique et transculturelle de la pure subjectivite. C'est une vue populaire, conceptuellement incoherente et une mauvaise lecture de la doctrine Zen traditionnelle. En fait,le Zen classique est une des formes les plus rituelles du monachisme bouddhiste. Ce portrait cavalier a une origine;le Zen a primitivement ete percu par les occidentaux a travers le prisme deformant de proselytes japonais comme Suzuki… Expand
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