Agents of Uncertainty

Agents of Uncertainty

Mysticism, Scepticism, Buddhism, Art and Poetry

eBook - 2012
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Through an analysis of many different examples, Danvers articulates a new way of thinking about mysticism and scepticism, not as opposite poles of the philosophical spectrum, but as two fields of enquiry with overlapping aims and methods. Prompted by a deep sense of wonder at being alive, many mystics and sceptics, like the Buddha, practice disciplines of doubt in order to become free of attachment to fixed appearances, essences and viewpoints, and in doing so they find peace and equanimity. They develop ways of living with impermanence and the unexpected by letting go of adherence to dogmatic.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2012
ISBN: 9789401207874
9401207879
9789042035126
9042035129
9781283543002
1283543001
Characteristics: 1 online resource (217 pages)

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