A Hedge of Roses: thoughts on ethics and aesthetics: Saturday April 24, 2010
Emmanuel Levinas’s Nine Talmudic Readings, and the pleasures of coffee.Tags: ethics, karma, levinas, talmud
Ethical Friskiness: Monday March 1, 2010
When ethical philosophy meets caffeine…Tags: coffee, ethics, levinas, philosophy, shantideva
O, Unhappy Philosopher!: Friday July 6, 2007
Why so glum, you philosophers?Tags: happiness, levinas, pessimism, philosophy
In Praise of Emmanuel Levinas: Thursday November 2, 2006
The 100th anniversary of the philosopher of ethics and responsibility, Emmanuel Levinas.Tags: buddhism, ethics, levinas
Difference: Wednesday August 9, 2006
The wisdom of difference and the wisdom of sameness…Tags: bodhisattva, buddha, duality, ethics, levinas, suzuki, western buddhism, wisdom
East is East and West is West: Monday August 7, 2006
Thinking between Levinas and Shantideva, East and West.Tags: ethics, levinas, philosophy, shantideva
Buddhism and Philosophy Part I: Friday December 2, 2005
What has philosophy got to do with Buddhism? Practice, that is what!Tags: attention, buddhism, levinas, philosophy, practice, talmud
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Saltwater Buddha: Tuesday July 14, 2009
A review of Jaimal Yogis’s “Saltwater Buddha”.
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Stories – they are nothing but a pack of lies.
The Sutras of Abu Ghraib: 30 Oct, 2007
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