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Author: Lucian Wong

’ hearts (Edelmann 2015). 57 For a brief introduction to Goswami’s life and work, see Goswami (2008: 528–32). 58 As Bhaktivinod reveals in the KS, he did not complete writing the text until 1879, while living in Bhadrak, Orissa (1879: 166–7). 59 For more on canonical Gauḍīya formulations of rāgānuga

In: Journal of South Asian Intellectual History
Author: Gábor Boros

articulated in the arts and philosophy, but even in everyday life, we are urged to develop symbolic explanations, instead of rendering love a mere subclass of a general evolutionary scheme. Rather than ­being just one of the many passions that mostly hinder reason’s healing ac­tivity, love has always been

In: The Culture of Love in China and Europe
Author: Jana S. Rošker

bestowed with religious qualities such that people can find in its ideas their emotional home, their spiritual consolation, and the meaning of life. In his view, Confucianism does not rule out religious beliefs. In the triadic union of Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism, such a belief subtly permeates

In: Becoming Human

directly interested in moral issues, but was rather motivated above all by the endeavour to gain the readers’ and spectators’ attention, he was still a man of his times; his life took place in the society of 17th century Jiangnan, and he shared the desires, ideals, conceptual tools, and even the sense of

In: The Culture of Love in China and Europe
Author: Jana S. Rošker

authenticity. Living in the world and relating to other people is a substitution for the relationship between the individual and god (Li Zehou 2016b, 79). The sacredness of this idea lies in secular life. It is here where we can find the genuine depth of substance. Indeed, the confrontation with death brings

In: Becoming Human
Author: Gábor Boros

these two features of his thinking – engagement in social life, studying history, both as part of his methodology of philosophy –, they distinguish him evidently from the prototypical thinkers of the 17th century. The preceding passages offered a sufficient number of hints to the passion-pair love and

In: The Culture of Love in China and Europe

, em­barking upon a career in the bureaucracy, being intelligent and shrewd, robust and good-looking, not losing vigour even late in life, and living long to continue working or retire to the relaxation of home-life as preferred, avoiding the harms of cold, heat, wind and damp, protecting oneself from

In: The Culture of Love in China and Europe
Author: Gábor Boros

thinkers, though absent in the world of coming into being and perishing for more than a thousand years are even more present ideally in the 15th century Florence, among the then living contemporary Platonists summoned by Lorenzo Medici and Marsilio Ficino to be together at the festive banquet. Bishop of

In: The Culture of Love in China and Europe
Author: Guying Chen

. The fundamental characteristics expressed by the Dao are capable of serving as standards for human behavior. In this way, in the metaphysical Dao’s gradual descent to the level of human life to serve as a criterion for evaluating action in the human world, it also becomes a method of human living and

In: The Annotated Critical Laozi
Author: Jana S. Rošker

relations and patterns of behavior between people living in a certain culture, group, society or community, whereas morality belongs to mental formations constituting and being reflected in individual consciousness. Hence, while morality is a psychological formation of human inwardness, ethics—among others

In: Becoming Human