By Professor Ramakrishna Puligandla Ph.D., Professor David Lee Miller B.A. M.A. Ph.D.

This beautiful new e-book, a milestone in Buddhist and comparative experiences, is a compilation of seventeen essays celebrating the paintings and considered Nolan Pliny Jacobson.A profoundly encouraged interdisciplinary philosopher, Jacobson sought to find, make clear, and synthesize issues of similarity between prime thinkers of alternative Oriental and Western cultures. for nearly part a century, he articulated his imaginative and prescient of an rising global civilization, one within which every body can consider and exhibit their artistic, optimistic powers for the good thing about others in addition to for themselves.Jacobson believed that philosophy and the works of philosophers may be understood as a necessary strength enriching all civilizational event. His personal philosophic viewpoint used to be rooted within the conviction that novelty is the resource of all event and the heart of a creativity that lives past phrases, arguments, and rational paradigms. all through his occupation, Jacobson explored Buddhist texts and personalities, spending a lot time within the Orient, relatively Myanmar and Japan. He additionally heavily studied the works of diverse Western philosophers, together with Whitehead, Dewey, Peirce, James, Hartshorne, and Wieman. Jacobson believed that American philosophy and Buddhism concurred in lots of methods, with the aptitude to shape a strong foundation for the improvement of an international civilization.The essays during this quantity are equipped round Jacobson’s actions, guides, and pursuits. Authored through a magnificent number of students, the essays are grouped into 4 sections—"Historical Context," "Central Issues," "Practical Implications," and "The Japan Emphasis." Hajime Nakamura, Charles Hartshorne, Kenneth okay. Inada, Seizo Oho, and diverse others speak about freedom, creativity, and Buddhism’s self-corrective nature, surroundings forth their purposes for sharing Jacobson’s principles and visions.

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18 These conditions are Wiemanian, and they are five in number. 1. The first condition is the opening of the individual to a felt need, a sense of requiredness, a feeling or inadequacy. Page 20 2. The third condition is the sharing of each new meaning, quality, and perspective with other people in a manifold of social interchange, so that it becomes an avenue for repeated communication, an occasion for connective growth. 4. The fourth condition is the integrating of each new meaning, quality, or perspective that has stood the test of social interchange, within the individuals involved so that old attitudes are transformed and borrowed perspectives transcended.

I. Lewis and Buddhism Robert L. Greenwood 28 4. Creativity and the Emerging World Civilization David Lee Miller 39 Part Two Central Issues 5. The Standpoint of Early Buddhist Philosophy Hajime Nakamura 53 6. Buddhism and the Theistic Question Charles Hartshorne 62 7. The Reflexive Nature of Momentariness (Ksana-vada) Kenneth K. Inada 73 8. Buddhism, Taoism, and the Question of Ontological Difference David L. Hall 83 9. Meanings of "The Meaning of Life" in Buddhist Perspective Frank J. Hoffman 95 10.

In this way, the task is far beyond any acceptance of the cherished professional paradigms of philosophers, beyond the best that has been thought and prized throughout the world, and radically beyond the sum of all that is and has been. Our task is to embark. Nay, the embarkation has always been with us. We ride most satisfactorily within the waves, as individual interlacing waves within waves within waves, facilitating the coming and breaking into consciousness of the emerging world civilization.

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