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Self in Nature, Nature in the Lifeworld: A Reinterpretation of Watsuji's Concept of FÅ«do

Self in Nature, Nature in the Lifeworld: A Reinterpretation of Watsuji's Concept of Fūdo <p>Abstract:</p><p>Watsuji Tetsurō&apos;s concept of <i>fūdo</i> is intended to capture the way in which nature and culture are interwoven in a setting that is partly constitutive of and partly constituted by a group of people inhabiting a particular place. This essay off ers a careful examination of the sense in which the self both constitutes and is constituted by the <i>fūdo</i> in which it is emplaced. It concludes with a brief survey of the prospects and problems posed by the interpretation of <i>fūdo</i> that has been presented.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Philosophy East and West University of Hawai'I Press

Self in Nature, Nature in the Lifeworld: A Reinterpretation of Watsuji&apos;s Concept of FÅ«do

Philosophy East and West , Volume 68 (4) – Feb 15, 2019

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<p>Abstract:</p><p>Watsuji Tetsurō&apos;s concept of <i>fūdo</i> is intended to capture the way in which nature and culture are interwoven in a setting that is partly constitutive of and partly constituted by a group of people inhabiting a particular place. This essay off ers a careful examination of the sense in which the self both constitutes and is constituted by the <i>fūdo</i> in which it is emplaced. It concludes with a brief survey of the prospects and problems posed by the interpretation of <i>fūdo</i> that has been presented.</p>

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Philosophy East and WestUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Feb 15, 2019

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