2021-01Thematic Section
Living Mindfully Through Crisis: Searching for Life Advice in the “Philosophy-Medicine” of Buddhism

Abstract: This paper examines philosophy as a way of life in a time of crisis by focusing on Buddhism, envisioned as a path exercising the faculty of “mindfulness.” From this standpoint of “Buddhist philosophy as mindful exercise,” and following the Kyōto School’s inspiration of engaging a dialogue with Western traditions, including modern psychology and medicine,…