Les sagesses de lhomme: Wisdoms of Humanity: Buddhism, Paganism, and Christianity

Resting on a new and long awaited comparative study (of buddhism, yoga, christian spirituality and ancient philosophies), this book restores wisdoms into their fascinating and vigorous personality. It particularly demonstrates that all of them were inspired by similar principles and conceived very c...

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Main Author: Dubuisson, Daniel
Contributors: Cherney, Seth (Contributor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden BRILL 2011
Edition:1st ed.
Series/Journal:Numen Book Ser. v.136
Further subjects:B Electronic books
B Wisdom - Religious aspects
Online Access: Aggregator
Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: 9789004193840
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Summary:Resting on a new and long awaited comparative study (of buddhism, yoga, christian spirituality and ancient philosophies), this book restores wisdoms into their fascinating and vigorous personality. It particularly demonstrates that all of them were inspired by similar principles and conceived very comparable mental techniques.
Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- The Object of Wisdoms -- Part One -- Certitude or Futility? -- Chapter One A Fragile and Uncertain 'I' -- Chapter Two A Labile Consciousness -- Chapter Three The Pure Consciousness of Philosophers -- Chapter Four Impermanence and Vacuity -- Chapter Five Unfinished Humanity -- Part Two -- Christian Techniques of the Soul -- Chapter Six Techniques of the Body and Spiritual Exercises -- Chapter Seven Christian Anthropology -- Chapter Eight Disciplines of Interior Life -- Chapter Nine Suffering and Culpability -- Part Three -- The Wisdoms of Cultures -- Chapter Ten Wisdoms and Human Sciences -- Chapter Eleven Metaphysics and Religions -- Chapter Twelve Anthropology and Wisdoms -- Conclusion -- The Forgetting of Wisdom -- Bibliography -- Index.
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ISBN:9004216294