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Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo


This book documents the richness and diversity of Japanese philosophy as it has developed throughout history. Writings of more than a hundred philosophical thinkers from all eras and schools of thought have been translated, many of them available in English for the first time. The book has been set out to represent the entire Japanese philosophical tradition—not only the broad spectrum of academic philosophy dating from the introduction of Western philosophy in the latter part of the nineteenth century, but also the philosophical ideas of major Japanese traditions of Buddhism, Confucianism, an ... More

Keywords: bioethics, Japanese philosophy, Buddhism, Confucianism, Shinto, cultural identity, samurai, women philosophers, aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780824835521
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James W. Heisig, editor
Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture

Thomas P. Kasulis, editor
The Ohio State University

John C. Maraldo, editor
University of North Florida