Logic of identity and identity of contradiction

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dc.contributor.author Capra, Rudi
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-20T13:24:13Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-20T13:24:13Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Capra, R. (2017) 'Logic of identity and identity of contradiction', KRITIKE, 11(2), pp. 121-139 en
dc.identifier.volume 11
dc.identifier.issued 2
dc.identifier.startpage 121
dc.identifier.endpage 139
dc.identifier.issn 1908-7330
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5504
dc.description.abstract Western philosophy has mainly developed in accordance with the three laws of identity, noncontradiction and excluded middle, also known as “laws of thought”. Since Zen Buddhism often violates these apparently indisputable logical principles, a superficial reading may induce the idea that Zen Buddhism is a completely irrational, illogical doctrine. In this essay, I argue that Zen Buddhism is not absurd or illogical. Conversely, it relies on a different logic, which is perfectly consonant with the Buddhist view of the world. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Department of Philosophy, University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila 1015, Philippines en
dc.relation.uri https://www.kritike.org/journal/issue_21/capra_december2017.pdf
dc.rights © 2017, Rudi Capra. Published by Kritike licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License en
dc.subject Zen en
dc.subject Logic en
dc.subject Identity en
dc.subject Contradiction en
dc.title Logic of identity and identity of contradiction en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Rudi Capra, Philosophy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: 114223129@umail.ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle KRITIKE: An Online Journal of Philosophy en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress 114223129@umail.ucc.ie en

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