Nothing: Three Inquiries in Buddhism (TRIOS) by Marcus Boon,Eric Cazdyn,Timothy Morton

By Marcus Boon,Eric Cazdyn,Timothy Morton

Though modern eu philosophy and demanding thought have lengthy had a strong engagement with Christianity, there was no comparable engagement with Buddhism—a spectacular lack, given Buddhism’s worldwide succeed in and noticeable affinities with a lot of Continental philosophy. This quantity fills that hole, targeting “nothing”—essential to Buddhism, after all, but in addition a key thought in severe thought from Hegel and Marx via deconstruction, queer thought, and modern speculative philosophy. via an elaboration of vacancy in either serious and Buddhist traditions; an exam of the matter of praxis in Buddhism, Marxism, and psychoanalysis; and an explication of a “Buddhaphobia” that's rooted in smooth anxieties approximately nothingness, Nothing opens up new areas within which the novel cores of Buddhism and demanding conception are renewed and revealed.

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