The self and its other philosophical essays by Jitendranath Mohanty

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .

Written in English

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  • Self,
  • Philosophy, Indic -- Modern period, 1600-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-143) and index.

Book details

StatementJ.N. Mohanty.
LC ClassificationsB5133.S44 M64 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6873860M
ISBN 100195645766
LC Control Number00410443

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The first rubric, "Self, Others, and Ego," introduces us to the units of the intersubjective constitution Cited by: Published on the heels of his first book, The Divided Self, Self and Others represents a continuation leading into Sanity, Madness and the Family, the most important of the three works.

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Mahayana, on the other hand, considers all physical forms to be void of intrinsic self, teaching called shunyata, which means "emptiness". The ideal in Mahayana is to enable all beings to be enlightened together, not only out of a sense of compassion but because we are not really separate, autonomous beings.

In Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority (), Emmanuel Lévinas said that previous philosophy had reduced the constitutive Other to an object of consciousness, by not preserving its absolute alterity — the innate condition of otherness, by which the Other radically transcends the Self and the totality of the human network, into which the Other is being placed.

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