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By Milton Scarborough

It is a usual that whereas Asia is nondualistic, the West, due to its uncritical reliance on Greek-derived highbrow criteria, is dualistic. Dualism is a deep-seated behavior of pondering and performing in all spheres of lifestyles in the course of the prism of binary opposites results in paralyzing sensible and theoretical problems. Asia grants no counsel for the foreseeable destiny as the West reveals Asian nondualism, in particular that of Mahayana Buddhism, too alien and nihilistic. nonetheless, postmodern notion, which purports to convey us from the dualisms embedded in modernity, seems to be basically a pseudo-postmodernism. This book's novel concept is that the West already comprises inside of certainly one of its extra marginalized roots, that of historical Hebrew tradition, a pre-philosophical kind of nondualism which makes attainable a brand new kind of nondualism, one to which the West can subscribe. This new nondualism, encouraged by way of Buddhism yet now not similar to it, is an epistemological, ontological, metaphysical, and praxical heart approach either for the West and in addition among East and West.

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