In the final presentation from our 2008 IBS Winter Symposium, Dr. David Matsumoto analyzes the thinking of philosopher Jacques Derrida through Shinshu philosophy â€” and Shin philosophy through Derrida! Originally recorded February 28, 2008 © 2008 David Matsumoto
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
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
Next in our continuing series of presentation from the 2008 IBS Winter Symposium, the former president of the Buddhist Churches of America, Dr. Gordon Bermant, gives an inspirational talk on understanding the self in the context of both Buddhist and
Our second release from the 2008 IBS Winter Symposium was Dr. Steven Shankman of the University of Oregon, Eugene, who presented an illuminating talk on the French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas and Shin Buddhism as related to Shakespeare’s King Lear. Originally
The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to host an annual Winter Symposium during the BCA National Council Meeting. The theme of the 2008 Winter Symposium was the intersection of Shin Buddhist and Western philosophy. Our first speaker was Dr.