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As the father begins to press with some of the most challenging questions regarding Buddhism, especially about the metaphysical aspects of the practice, his son prevaricates the questions and returns to seemingly the same suggestions time and matthiek again. Tales of Power Carlos Castaneda.
Wel vraag ik me bij de filosoof af in hoeverre hij op de hoogte is van het huidige discours: In the end I can recommend it highly. A good book nonetheless.
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To ask other readers questions about The Monk and the Philosopherplease sign up. Beautifully balanced and fair minded, with an ear for the resonances between different schools of thought. If you perform a Google search with the keyword “Matthieu Ricard” you will find thousands of photos of him ridiculously laughing at the camera.
Dec 10, Aneesh added it Shelves: The entity which enables us to experience reality is our mind.
Para mi gusto, se acerca peligrosamente al libro ideal. They also deal with detachment, the concept of it as they discuss various issues. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Magia Tarota Barbara Moore. In these chapters, the idea of Buddhist meditation and it’s importance is also dealt with very carefully.
For Ricard, the Western science and philosophy do not matter, the improvement in people material and cultural living conditions have no real value. He’s become ‘he who created’. The son offers wonderfully clear explanations of Buddhist tenets, but I couldn’t help but be annoyed by his wholesale dismissal of Western spirituality.
Should we strive for personal success, or is that striving a snare and a delusion?
Anton Szandor La Vey. We have no way of knowingm because our only way of apprehending it is via our own mental processes.
El Monje y El Filosofo
In reading Buddhist teachers at least, those who write in Englishthese questions are rarely properly addressed. Cosmic Octave Hans Cousto. All in a reunion of two sharp minds, that took place near the high mountains that are now the home of the son, a monk that became one of the voices of Tibetan Buddhism worldwide and has been called “the happiest man in the world”.
The monk compares the feats of Buddhist contemplatives to the skills of an Olympic athlete, who after mojje years of training, can e 8 feet high. I highly recommend this book to fellow cognitive scientists, and more generally those curious about some of the theory underlying Buddhism.
The Monk and the Philosopher: A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life by Jean-François Revel
Let’s take all-powerfulness for instance. Of course, it could be because this perspective is also very clear that it is developed from rkcard experience and not the “can be tested by anyone and will produce the same results” methodology and proof that traditional science is based on.
I feel it could be shortened, as there was quite a lot of redundancy in the son’s questions and momje lost it’s intrigue when the son returned to similar answers many times over.
Twenty-seven years ago, his son, Matthieu Ricard, gave up a promising career as a scientist to study Tibetan Buddhism — not as a detached observer filosofl by immersing himself in its practice under the guidance of its greatest living masters. The frequent repetition of some basic background biographical information in the first sections also didn’t help my interest level.
He complains he didn’t find spiritual role models among his family and friends – and then proceeds to drop a dazzling array of names in mstthieu arts and intellectual elite.
It could be a conditioning bias, but I was particularly impressed by the father’s JF range of understanding, and at times found the Buddhist perspective too dependent on analogies and metaphors.
The Monk and the Philosopher: A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life
Twenty-seven years ago, his son, Matthieu Ricard, gave up a promising career as a scientist to study Tibetan Buddhism — not as a detached observer but by immersing himself in its practice under the guidance of its greatest livin Jean Francois-Revel, a pillar of French intellectual life in our time, became ,atthieu famous for his challenges to both Communism and Christianity.
That rigor is for better and for worse, of course.
The mind is behind every experience in life. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Meestal stelt de filosoof vragen, om het boeddhisme beter te leren kennen, om het in een hokje te kunnen duwen is het een religie of een filosofie?
The subsequent chapters talk about the reason why Philosophy in the west failed to provide solace to the people post 18th century since the role of the ethics was relegated to the field of politics which predominantly consisted of theorising and implementing utopias while the role of knowledge was relegated to science. So, according to Buddhism, a ‘world’ independent of any conceptual designation would make no sense to anyone.
The son’s take on Buddhism can be easily ignored as there are much better books that explain this doctrine. Feb 27, Shashank Amarnath rated it really liked it.