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Zen in China, Japan and East Asian Art

Papers of the Internat. Symposium on Zen, Zurich Univ., 16.-18.11.1982


H. Brinker, R. P. Kramers, C. Ouwehand and Schweizerische Asiengesellschaft

The theme of the papers collected in this volume is the religious, philosophical and cultural phenomenon best known under its Japanese name of Zen. This Buddhist school of Zen spread over the countries of East Asia and left its traces in all realms of life, personal as well as social.
Contents: The papers on «Ch'an in China» (Tu Wei-ming), «Zen in Japan» (Abe Masao), and «Zen in East Asian Art» (Shimizu Yoshiaki) are followed by commentaries by Erik Zürcher, Heinrich Dumoulin and Dietrich Seckel, respectively.