Project

Hellenistic Contemplative Practices and Zen Mindfulness

Program

ACLS Grants-In-Aid , Travel Grants , Contemplative Practice Fellowships

Department

Philosophy

Abstract

This project comprises research for a course that compares the philosophies and contemplative practices of the Stoic and Epicurean schools (that flourished in Athens and Rome from the fourth century BCE to the second century CE) with those of the Soto and Rinzai schools of Zen Buddhism (in Japan during the Medieval period).