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Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

G. Clinton Godart
Format
Book
Published
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]
Language
English
Series
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
ISBN
9780824858513, 0824858514
Contents
  • The religious transmission of evolutionary theory in Meiji-era Japan
  • Evolution, individuals, and the kokutai
  • The dharma after Darwin : Meiji Buddhism and the embrace of evolution
  • The promise of utopia : socialist Darwinism and evolutionary utopianism
  • "Evolutionary theory is the superstition of modernity"
  • Kannon's enduring embrace.
Description
x, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-291) and index.
Technical Details
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