a public event
The Karma of Questioning: Buddhist Studies in the Form of Philosophy
Center for Buddhist Studies Colloquium Series with DALE WRIGHT
Friday, February 27, 2004
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
243 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Department of Religious Studies, Occidental College
Taking the Buddhist concept of karma as the exemplary issue, this talk will address the question of how critical philosophical questioning might be practiced within the context of Buddhist Studies.
Dale S. Wright is David B. and Mary H. Gamble Professor of Religious Studies and Asian Studies at Occidental College. He teaches in the areas of Buddhist Studies, History of Religions, and Philosophy of Religion. His publications include Philosophical Meditations on Zen Buddhism (Cambridge University Press, 1998), The Koan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism (Oxford University Press, 2001) co-edited with Steven Heine and forthcoming in February, 2004, The Zen Canon: Understanding the Classic Texts (Oxford University Press) co-edited with Steven Heine.
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