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The monk & the philosopher: a father and son discuss the meaning of life / by Jean-François Revel, Matthieu Ricard ; translated from the French by John Canti

By: Revel, Jean-FrançoisContributor(s): Ricard, Matthieu | Canti, JohnPublication details: New York Random House 2000 Description: 351 pagesISBN: 0805211039Subject(s): Buddhism -- Doctrines | Philosophy, Comparative. -- Buddhism | Spiritual life | Buddhist philosophy
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Translation of: Le moine et le philosophe.

From scientific research to spiritual quest -- Religion or philosophy -- The ghost in the black box -- A science of the mind -- Looking for reality: Buddhist metaphysics -- Acting on the world and acting on oneself -- Buddhism and the west -- Religious and secular spirituality -- Tracing violence to its sources -- Wisdom, science and politics -- The red flag on the roof of the world -- Buddhism: decline and renaissance -- Faith, ritual and superstition -- Buddhism and death -- The Supremacy of the individual -- Buddhism and psychoanalysis -- Cultural influences and spiritual tradition -- Progress and novelty -- The monk's questions to the philosopher -- The philosopher's conclusion -- The monk's conclusion

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