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KYOTO SCHOOL

Japan Times
CULTURE / Books / ESSENTIAL READING FOR JAPANOPHILES
May 11, 2019
'Much Ado About Nothingness': Exploring the diverse philosophies of the Kyoto School — review
James Heisig's "Much Ado About Nothingness" strives to link the philosophies of Kirato Nishida and Hajime Tanabe with broader intellectual and artistic themes.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books / ESSENTIAL READING FOR JAPANOPHILES
Feb 23, 2019
Meet one of Japan's greatest modern philosophers in 'Nishida Kitaro: The Man and His Thought'
First published in Japanese in 1985, "Nishida Kitaro: The Man and His Thought" brings together diverse essays about both Nishida and his philosophy of "absolute nothingness" written by his former pupil Keiji Nishitani (1900-90).
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books / ESSENTIAL READING FOR JAPANOPHILES
Feb 9, 2019
'Philosophers of Nothingness': Philosophy built on quietly gripping human dramas
Heisig's "Philosophers of Nothingness" introduces the Kyoto School's three main philosophers: Kitaro Nishida, Hajime Tanabe and Keiji Nishitani.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Dec 15, 2018
Spreading the word of the philosophers of nothingness
The Kyoto School of philosophy u2014 which offers stimulating ideas, a distinctive critique of Western philosophy and applies a Western methodology to Japanese thought u2014 represents Japan's greatest contribution to world philosophy in the 20th century.
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JAPAN
Sep 24, 2013
Car plows into group of kids on way to school
A sports car driven by an 18-year-old male plows into a group of kids walking to school in Kyoto Prefecture, leaving five injured, including one in critical condition.

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