Thinking About Free Will: Wednesday September 23, 2009
Decisions, decisions, decisions…Tags: ethics, susan blackmore, zen
Wouldn't it be a lovely headline?: Saturday August 15, 2009
Finding heaven in a MacDonald’s hamburger? Even William Blake might struggle…Tags: ethics, meditation, pleasure, zen
Saltwater Buddha: Tuesday July 14, 2009
A review of Jaimal Yogis’s “Saltwater Buddha”.Tags: buddhism, surfing, zen
Zen, Brains and Making Friends With Your Own Head: Monday November 10, 2008
It’s a complicated business having a brain.Tags: meditation, russell hoban, zen
The Poetry of Death: Wednesday September 24, 2008
Japanese Death poemsTags: buddhism, death, jisei, poetry, zen
What Attention Lays Bare: Sunday May 27, 2007
Husserl, meditation and the quest for certainty.Tags: attention, buddhism, husserl, meditation, phenomenology, zen
The Mind's Drama: Wednesday January 10, 2007
Unpredictability, impermanence, and the insubstantiality of the mind’s dramas.Tags: budhadassa bhikkh, drama, insubstantiality, meditation, self, zen
What is This Thing?: Thursday September 21, 2006
The myth of authenticity.Tags: authenticity, buddhism, consciousness, hui neng, sartre, zen
Cutting off Our Heads: Monday September 11, 2006
Thinking, feeling and Buddhist practice.Tags: buddhism, pali, western buddhism, zen
Walking/Meditation: Friday April 28, 2006
Wallace Stevens, Rebecca Solnit, Korean Zen, walking and meditation.Tags: attention, korea, meditation, walking, wallace stevens, zen
Carrying Forth, Carrying Away...: Thursday March 2, 2006
Dōgen, death and the ten thousand things.Tags: death, dogen, zen
Turnips: Wednesday February 8, 2006
Meditate like a turnip…Tags: meditation, painting, sengai, turnip, zen
Buddhism and Philosophy Part IV - Practices of Attention: Friday December 30, 2005
Philosophy, language and the practice of attention.Tags: attention, buddhism, language, meditation, philosophy, serres, zen
Zen and Philosophy: Book Review: Friday July 29, 2005
A review of Michiko Yusa’s impressive book on the life of Nishida Kitaro.Tags: nishida, philosophy, review, zen
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Darwin’s 200th birthday – time to don your false beard and get partying.
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Stories – they are nothing but a pack of lies.
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Aidan Delgado on Buddhism, ethics and the war in Iraq.
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