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Author May, Reinhard,
Title Ex oriente lux. English
Heidegger's hidden sources : East Asian influences on his work / Reinhard May ; translated, with a complementary essay by Graham Parkes.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.

Author May, Reinhard,
Subject Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976.
Philosophy -- East Asia -- Influence.
Alt Name Parkes, Graham, 1949-
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 125 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This study argues that Heidegger drew some of the major themes of his philosophy - on occasion almost word for word - from German translations of Chinese Daoist and Zen Buddhist classics. It shows that Heidegger involved himself in influential conversation with Chinese and Japanese scholars.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (Wiley, viewed August 22, 2014).
Contents 1. Indications -- 2. The 'conversation' -- 3. Nothing, emptiness, and the clearing -- 4. Dao : way and saying -- 5. A kind of confession -- 6. Conclusions -- 7. Tezuka Tomio, 'An hour with Heidegger'.
ISBN 0203979796 (Master e-book ISBN)
9780203979792 (Master e-book ISBN)
0415140374 (hbk.)
9780415140379 (hbk.)
0415140382 (pbk.)
9780415140386 (pbk.)
OCLC # 230204155
Additional Format Print version: May, Reinhard. Ex oriente lux. English. Heidegger's hidden sources. London ; New York : Routledge, 1996 (DLC) 96005493

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