Recent Critiques and Developments

  • Christopher Ives
Part of the Library of Philosophy and Religion book series (LPR)


Zen Buddhists have recently begun to reflect critically on traditional Zen in Japan and to give more explicit attention to ethics and the various problems confronting humanity. In part, this concern derives from the introduction of Marxism and other forms of Western thought after the Meiji Restoration (1868), the shock of World War II, and dialogue with Christianity.


Human Existence Recent Critique Social Ethic Depth Dimension Ancestor Worship 
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© Christopher Avery Ives 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher Ives
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  1. 1.The University of Puget SoundTacomaUSA

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