Twenty-seven years ago, his son, Matthieu Ricard, gave up a promising career as a scientist . El diálogo entre padre e hijo, entre un filósofo y un científico y posterior monje budista, el ateísmo de uno y el desapego del otro, el constructor de. Pero, antes que nada, ¿qué es el budismo, en realidad? Jean-François Revel y Matthieu Ricard, padre e hijo, filósofo agnóstico uno y monje el. Libros de Segunda Mano – Pensamiento – Otros: El monje y el filosofo- jean françois revel y matthieu ricard. Compra, venta y subastas de Otros en.

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He heard a swan flying overhead, and concluded that white went ‘swish swish’. For example, if a child is abused ricrad his father, the child may not need help later if he could perceive how his father is in the true sense and therefore generate compassion instead.

I have never seen in my life a person raised in the best rational tradition of the West as Matthieu Ricard was that is so ignorant of this tradition and embraces uncritically the strange Buddhist metaphysics.

The result is a frank, deep talk, about some of the most fundamental questions that humans have studied and meditated about for thousands of years. The other blind man was told that white was the color of swans. Despite this genocide the strong will of the Tibetan people still survives. A book that I read from cover mmonje cover with an open a mind as I could and really enjoyed the discussion and really enjoyed the concept of the book as I haven’t read one like this before.

If, on the other hand, consciousness is a nonmaterial continuum, there’s no reason why it shouldn’t be able to undergo major changes quite easily, and much more flexibly than a network of physical connections formed during a slow and complex process. I found it challenging but well worth the effort. However skeptical at first, observing the perfect being of his teacher convinced him of this truth and inspired him to absorb himself in the practice.


El Monje y El Filosofo : Jean-Francois Revel :

Meeting in an inn overlooking Katmandu, these two profoundly thoughtful monjr explored the questions that have occupied humankind throughout its history. However, there are concepts developed by the Buddhists that are hard to understand and digest for example the concept of no-self and karma.

It only takes the slightest change in our minds, in our way of perceiving people and things, for that world to be turned completely upside-down.

Laura rated it did not like it Jul nonje, However, he gave up a promising career to become a Tibetian Buddhist Monk.

No, because after creating he’s different from how he was before he created. This is a very learned conversation between matthiey high educated people and, as such, become difficult to read for those of us with less specialized educations.

Had I done this, I I wasn’t quite what to expect from the book when I first read it though I did know what I was getting myself in for. Sep 09, Nuno Ribeiro rated it it was amazing Shelves: After reading it, I am shocked to find out ricarc not only does it provide a comparison, but also that my original concept in Buddhism is totally wrong.

What constitutes consciousness and how it is formed shaping our behaviour in response to the outer world? The younger monk seems wholly content with his decision.

The world can’t be determined by itself. While he is clearly willing to play ball in the discussions and face up to tough questions, he often seems to lapse into a sort of stereotypical Buddhist-monk behavior, drawing vague pictures with metaphor and example rather than keeping the common ground of the discussion.

The Monk and the Philosopher: A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life

A father, both a philosopher and atheist, discusses with his son, a ph. This is the purpose of the contemplative science of Meditation. This wonderful book is a dialogue between a philosopher father and a buddhist son about the ideas from the eastern and western traditions that concern themselves with the meaning of life. Abdeldjalil Gh rated it did not like it Aug 14, The philosopher-father filsoofo by asking the monk-son why he decided to leave a promising career as a molecular biologist to commit himself completely to the Buddhist practice.


The philosopher-father begins by asking the monk-son why he decided to leave a promising career as a molecular biologist to commit himself filosfo to the Buddhist practice.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is also what determines t way we see the world. The subsequent chapters talk about the reason why Philosophy in the west failed to provide solace to the people post 18th century since the role of the ethics was relegated to the field of politics which predominantly ricafd of theorising and implementing utopias while the role of matthiru was relegated to science.

Still, if you are interested in the difference between Eastern and Western thought, this is filisofo book packed with information you would be hard put to find anywhere else.

A work of intelectual honesty, of inter-cultural respect and of father-son love. In the end I can recommend it highly. Aug 31, Chau added it. However, he gave up a promising career to become a Tibetian Buddhist Monk.