Kuki Shuzo
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Kuki Shuzo a philosopher"s poetry and poetics by ShЕ«zЕЌ Kuki

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Published by University of Hawaiì Press in Honolulu .
Written in English


  • Kuki, Shūzō, -- 1888-1941 -- Translations into English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-354) and index.

Other titlesPhilosopher"s poetry and poetics
Statementtranslated and edited by Michael F. Marra.
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsMarra, Michael F.
LC ClassificationsPL810.U45 M27 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 357 p. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15568636M
ISBN 100824827554
LC Control Number2003020639

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  Kuki Shuzo was a cosmopolitan member of an early twentieth-century modernising elite in Japan. During his long residence in Europe in the s, Kuki studied under Husserl and was acquainted with Heidegger, Bergson, and the young Sartre. He was one of the first Japanese thinkers to found a Japanese aesthetics, bridging European and Japanese Cited by: 3. This chapter explores the aesthetics and ethics of Kuki Shūzō (–), a poet and philosophy professor at Kyoto University. It explains Kuki’s unique phenomenological approach to philosophical analysis. It also describes Kuki’s portrayal of the aesthetic sensibility of the “Floating World” as captured by the concept of iki (いき), the aesthetic sensibility of the geisha.   Kuki Shuzo Edit Profile philosopher Kuki Shuzo was a prominent Japanese academic, philosopher and university professor. The hasard has thus no existence at all. Certainly, in some way, the fact that Kuki referred, in Iki no kozo, to “hermeneutics” makes us inclined to push his reflections in the direction of Platonism: No trivia or quizzes yet. shall see, Kuki connects in a kind of triangulation the contingency of the absolute, the contingency of the natural world, and the contingency of individuals and their fortuitous encounters. Two other features characterize Kuki’s work on contingency. His dis-sertation and book both begin with a general, abstract and logical analy-.

Kuki Shuzo (), one of Japan's most original thinkers of the twentieth century, is best known for his interpretations of Western Continental philosophy. His works on and of poetry are less well known but equally illuminating. During his eight years studying in Europe in the s, Kuki spent time in Paris, where he wrote several.   Kuki Shuzo took up a teaching post at Kyoto University, then a prominent center for conservative cultural values and thinking. Kuki Shuzo became an Associate Professor in and in that same year, he published the first book length study of Martin Heidegger to appear in Japanese. In this book, Graham Mayeda demonstrates how Watsuji Tetsuro and Kuki Shuzo, two twentieth-century Japanese philosophers, criticize and interpret Heideggerian philosophy, articulating traditional Japanese ethics in a modern idiom. The Structure of Detachment: The Aesthetic Vision of Kuki Shuzo HIROSHI NARA. with a translation Book Description: Published in , when Japan was struggling to define and assert its national and cultural identity, The Structure of Iki (Iki no kôzô) re-introduced the Japanese to a sophisticated tradition of urbane and spirited.

Providing translations of and commentaries on primary source materials of modern Japanese philosophy, this sourcebook centers on the creative philosophical writings of the Kyoto School broadly conceived, featuring the thought of Nishida Kitaro, Tanabe Hajime, Kuki Shuzo, Watsuji Tetsuro, Miki Kiyoshi, Tosaka Jun, and Nishitani Keiji. The 22 selections include unabridged whole works, essays, or. Hiroshi Nara first traces Kuki’s interest in a philosophy of life through his exposure to Husserl, Heidegger, and Bergson. In the second essay, J. Thomas Rimer compels readers to reexamine The Structure of Iki as a work in the celebrated tradition of zuihitsu (stream-of-consciousness writings) and takes into account French literary influences.   La struttura dell'iki [Kuki, Shuzo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. La struttura dell'iki/5(6). Published in , when Japan was struggling to define and assert its national and cultural identity, The Structure of Iki (Iki no kozo) re-introduced the Japanese to a sophisticated tradition of urbane and spirited stylishness (iki) that was forged in the Edo period. Upon his return from Europe, Kuki Shuzo () made use of the new theoretical frameworks based on Western Continental.