Bridge of the Enlightenments: Buddhist Influences on Western by Maitreya Abhisambodhi PDF

By Maitreya Abhisambodhi

"Bridge of the Enlightenments" is a learn within the background of rules which establishes the hitherto (mostly)unknown hyperlink among the Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha and the ecu Enlightenment (a.k.a. Age of cause) and explores the ongoing Buddhist impacts on Western proposal in philosophy, psychology and the state-of-the-art modern disciplines of cognitive technological know-how and evolutionary biology.
This paintings lines a few seminal advancements within the background of rules transmitted over a number of centuries and fills a few gaps in international highbrow background. a few of the Western philosophers and scientists who're now not widely recognized to have had large Buddhist effect (directly or mediately) lined comprise David Hume and George Berkeley, William James and Henri Bergson, Sigmund Freud and Jean Paul Sartre, Gregory Bateson and Francisco Varela, to call a number of.
In addition to being a contribution to the heritage of rules, those essays search to right a few extensively held misconceptions relating Buddhist proposal and praxis and critique from a Buddhist standpoint some

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