The Wholly Other of Jacques Derrida: through the lens of Other Power in Shin Buddhism (And vice-versa)

In the final presentation from our 2008 IBS Winter Symposium, Dr. David Matsumoto analyzes the thinking of philosopher Jacques Derrida through Shinshu philosophy — and Shin philosophy through Derrida! Originally recorded February 28, 2008 © 2008 David Matsumoto

A Modern Take on the Theodicy Conundrum: Comparing Kiyozawa Manshi and Søren Kierkegaard on Akunin Shōki

Next in our continuing series of presentation from the 2008 IBS Winter Symposium, Rev. Mark Blum gives a spirited paper on the “problem of evil” from a Buddhist/Western philosophical perspective. His argument is based in part on an interpretation of

Basing our Inter-Subjective Identity on the Primal Vow without Illusions of a Soul

Next in our continuing series of presentation from the 2008 IBS Winter Symposium, Rev. Gregory Gibbs of the Oregon Buddhist Temple in Portland discusses the important Buddhist doctrine of anantman as “no soul” as very different from “no self.” His