Philosophy-Space: Western

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Philosophy-Space: Western

Post by desert_woodworker » Sun May 06, 2018 5:28 pm

Let me first make a bold and perhaps un-tested statement, about "Philosophy", East and West.

Please, Readers, see if it holds true, though, if you are a Buddhist practitioner, say. Or, other individual (it's not an outlandish claim, I don't think).

Here I go, and I quote myself (without quotation marks, as that would be weird):
joe, quoting himself wrote:
  • Western Philosophy is a description and a study of what seems to be the case when the mind is moving.
  • Eastern Philosophy (say, Buddhist... ) is a description and a study of what seems to be the case when the mind is ...not ...moving.
The "Mind-Body Problem" is a key topic in philosophy in the West, and has a long history (millennia).

Here is a video series of very brief talks with Western philosophers, on the topic of "the Mind-Body Problem".

The mind is moving in all these discussions, and in the deliberations leading-up to them, no?

Others, using other methods, would describe things differently! And, they have. It's called, "The Dharma", I'd say.

But see how and where the Western habit is still working on this:

http://www.closertotruth.com/series/wha ... dy-problem

--Joe

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