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Buddhist Romanticism
Author Ṭhānissaro, Bhikkhu (著)=DeGraff, Geofrey (au.)
PublisherMetta Forest Monastery
Publisher Url
LocationValley Center, CA, US
Content type書籍=Book
AbstractAn in-depth study of the pervasive influence of early Romantic thought in shaping the way Buddhism is taught in the West, and of the practical consequences of following the Romantics rather than the Buddha in approaching the problem of suffering and stress.
Table of contentsTable of Contents
Titlepage 2
Copyright 3
Acknowledgements 5
Questioning Buddhist Romanticism 6
How to Read this Book 17
Dramatis Personae 19
The Buddha 20
Five Early Romantics 27
Novalis (1772–1801) 29
Friedrich Schlegel (1772–1829) 32
Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768–1834) 36
Friedrich Hölderlin (1770–1843) 39
Friedrich Schelling (1775–1854) 45
Shaping the Romantic Experience 49
An Ancient Path 58
Suffering, Its Cause, Its Cessation 59
The Path 62
How the Buddha Taught 66
Keeping the Path Open 68
An Age of Tendencies 71
Science 73
Politics 77
Philosophy 81
Kant 82
Fichte 86
Schiller 88
Herder 93
Plato 100
Literature 102
The Romantic Universe 110
Symphilosophy 111
Unity 112
Organic 115
Infinite 121
The Attractions of Freedom 130
The Romantic Program 135
Romantic Religion 143
The Religious Experience 144
Religious Bildung 148
Schleiermacher’s Reception 153
Recognizing Romantic Religion 157
The Transmission of Romantic Religion 167
Emerson 170
Psychology of Religion 179
James 180
Jung 191
Maslow 202
History of Religions 209
Hegel 211
Romanticism in Modern Scholarship 219
Perennial Philosophy 223
The Cumulative Transmission 239
Buddhist Romanticism 243
Voices of Buddhist Romanticism 245
The Appeal of Buddhist Romanticism 262
Buddhist Romanticism vs. the Dhamma 265
The Ironies of Buddhist Romanticism 289
Unromantic Dhamma 295
The Discovery of the Dhamma 295
The Problem of Dukkha 296
Skill in Questions 296
Kamma & Further Becoming 298
Desire 300
Questions of Self & Not-self 302
Separateness & Oneness 308
Feeding 310
Heedfulness vs. Innate Goodness 312
Mindfulness & Ardency 314
The Essence of the Dhamma 315
The Only Path 319
Right View 323
The Survival of the True Dhamma 325
Glossary 332
Abbreviations 335
Endnotes 336
Chapter One 336
Chapter Three 336
Chapter Four 337
Chapter Five 338
Chapter Six 339
Bibliography 342
Created date2017.04.26
Modified date2017.04.26

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