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Index of Subjects Abstractions, 8, lO, 13, 15-17,22, 28,44,48-49,55,66,75,90,94, 101, 109, 127, 135. See also Conceptual metaphors, Cultural membrane Aesthetic experience: in Japan, 101, 104, 106; life's deepest unconsciolls aim, 37-45, 130; Northrop on, 135-38; Peirce all, 24-25; Whitehead all, 29; Whyte on, 25. See also Aesthetic matrix of life; Concreteness; Quality Aesthetic matrix of life, 12, 24-25,34-35,37-45,53-55, 68-69, 71, 73-75, 78, 82, 101, 103, 106, 113, 161. See also Aesthetic experience; Concreteness; Quality Affective feeling, 104, 105 Ambiguity of history, 85 American civilization: creative interchange in, 120-26; emphasis on communication, 121-22; freed from absolutisms of the past, 119; has no American identity, 121; Inada 011, 123-24; uniqueness of, 119-22; Whitehead on, 126 American philosophy, 8-10, 13-15,44,63, 117-32, 160-63 Anattii (denial of bifurcating substantial self), 12, 52, 62- 64, 81, 87, 89, 119, 130, 139; Nagarjuna on, 61, 66. See also Culture-encapsulated self; Svabhiiva Anicca Itransitoriness of lifel, 12, 49, 62, 64, 119, 130, 139; Kierkegaard's "objective uncertainty, /I 94. See also Momentariness Anthropomorphism, 10, 21, 59, 129-30 Anxiety, IS, 72-73, 97 Arahat (Theravada idean 12. See also Bodhisattva Art of life, 3840, 73, 101 Asian influence all Europe, 65, 149-63 206· Index of Subjects Authoritarian dependence, 16, ?I, 157 Awakening, 35, 44, 54, 75,91, 108, 112, 140, 143, 145 Awareness, 9, 11,13,23,31,37, 39,40, 42-44, 74, 78, 82, 85, 91, 96, 101-2, 128, 135, 136, 143, 145. See also Aesthetic experience; Concretencss; Englightenment; Momentariness Awesome attack on the universe, 33 Bifurcating self, 27, 54, 60, 90, 130, 156 Bodhisattva, 3, 4, 12,31,54, 109, 124. See also Compassion; Sympathy Bottomlessness, 95,96, 107, 109. See also Nothingness Buddhist criterion of humane social order, 24 Buddha image, 39, 70 Burmese Buddhism, 5-8, II, 52, 54, 70, 136, 142 Butsudo Nihon-do, 107-15 Causation: central role in Buddhism, SO, 51 Chinese Buddhism, 151-55, 160 Compassion, 1-2, 12-13,31,35, 40-41, 53-54, 56, 74,95-96, 113, 135-39, 158-59. See also Bodhisattva; Sympathy Compulsive clinging, 8, 12, 17, 23, 35,42,44,51,68,72-74,79,81, 82,88,92, 96, 131, 139. See also Dul,kha; Proprietary consciousness Conceptual metaphors, 12, 80, 109, 121 Concreteness, x, 2, 3, 6, 13-16,25, 48, 59, 90,92, 101, 121-22; first made central in Buddhism, 27; the fallacy of misplaced concreteness, 62. See also Aesthetic experience; Feeling Conditioned genesis. See Pratityasamutpada Confinement, 21-22, 23, 34,38, 63, 74, 89-9~96, 131 Confucianism, 137, 151 Copernican revolution: in Japan, 105-6; in Kierkegaard, 95 Cosmological and ontological debris, 119 Creative interchange: the Buddhist insight in Wieman, 14, 66-67, 124-25; source of personal identity, 67. See a180 Pratitya-samutpada; Stinyatii Creativity, 9-11, 14-15,30-32, 38-41, 73, 77-88, 95-97, 114-15, 121-25, 143-45; central conception in Buddhism, 43. See also Nirvana; Pratityasamutpiida ; Stinyatii Cross-cultural experience, 7, 19, 21, 120-21, 155, 161-63 Cultural imperialism, 13, 16--17 Cultural membrane, 43, 56, 57, 90-92, 156, 161 Cultural osmosis, 12,21-23,44, 162 Culture-encapsulated self, x, xi, 8, 10-11, 17,21,23,33-34,38, 42-44,51,54,56-57,66-68,75, 84,86-88,92-93, 13C 140, 141, 143, 162-63. See also Anatta DemocratIc tendencies in Buddhism, 1-2,23,31, 136-38 Dependent origination. See Pratitya-samutpiida Despiritualization of nature (WindelhandJ, 56 Determinism: Western bias assumed by Hume, Leibniz, and Spinoz3, 15, 20, 55, 126, 153, 155, 158, 160 Di1amma, 50, 53 Dharma Bums, 5 Dialectic of history: appeal to, 16 Disappointed Christians (Conze's termJ, 5 Dualistic way of the West, x, 8-11,29-30,54,56,69,90-91, 112; losing out in modern science, 29-30; overcome in Spinoz3, 153. See also Bifurcating self Dllld

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9780809386093
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794701271
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2012-01-01
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