Chan Insights and Oversights

Chan Insights and Oversights Read Chan Insights And Oversights Author Bernard Faure Jwdfitness.co.uk For Many People Attracted To Eastern Religions Particularly Zen Buddhism , Asia Seems The Source Of All Wisdom As Bernard Faure Examines The Study Of Chan Zen From The Standpoint Of Postmodern Human Sciences And Literary Criticism, He Challenges This Inversion Of Traditional Orientalist Discourse Whether The Other Is Caricatured Or Idealized, Ethnocentric Premises Marginalize Important Parts Of Chan Thought Questioning The Assumptions Of Easterners As Well, Including Those Of The Charismatic D T Suzuki, Faure Demonstrates How Both West And East Have Come To Overlook Significant Components Of A Complex And Elusive Tradition Throughout The Book Faure Reveals Surprising Hidden Agendas In The Modern Enterprise Of Chan Studies And In Chan Itself After Describing How Jesuit Missionaries Brought Chan To The West, He Shows How The Prejudices They Engendered Were Influenced By The Sectarian Constraints Of Sino Japanese Discourse He Then Assesses Structural, Hermeneutical, And Performative Ways Of Looking At Chan, Analyzes The Relationship Of Chan And Local Religion, And Discusses Chan Concepts Of Temporality, Language, Writing, And The Self Read Alone Or With Its Companion Volume, The Rhetoric Of Immediacy, This Work Offers A Critical Introduction Not Only To Chinese And Japanese Buddhism But Also To Theory In The Human Sciences.

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  • Paperback
  • 336 pages
  • Chan Insights and Oversights
  • Bernard Faure
  • English
  • 01 April 2017
  • 0691029024

10 thoughts on “Chan Insights and Oversights

  1. says:

    I think it s the kind of book that might only be enjoyable to people who are deeply immersed in both postmodern theory and Sinobuddhology.It s been a few years since I made my first foray into Faure, and now I know a lotI think I was a littlethan thrilled to kinda, sorta understand the trendy authors he engages with let loose the references to Foucault as interpreted by Rabinow and Dreyfus , Barthes, Derrida, and de Man Throw in some Bakhtin, Bourdieu, LaCapra, White, and James I think it s the kind of book that might only be enjoyable to people who are deeply immersed in both postmodern theory and Sinobuddhology.It s been a few years since I made my first foray into Faure, and now I know a lotI think I was a littlethan thrilled to kinda, sorta understand the trendy authors he eng...

  2. says:

    Think you can toss the word, Zen around and know what you re talking about Pull up a dictionary and read this and get ready to be befuddled Suzuki was a crock If you want to begin to pin Zen Buddhism down and take it to bed, take this book to bed first and toss that Zen ...

  3. says:

    Re reading the classic It s still an inspiring read

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