IMPLEMENTATION OF HEIDEGGER’S ANGST INTO BUDDHIST PROBLEM OF SUFFERING: ON HOW BUDDHIST DISCOURSE ENGENDERS AN EPISTEMOLOGICAL PROBLEM AND HOW TO APPROACH TO IT WITH WESTERN ONTOLOGY

Early Buddhist discourse recognizes the problem of dukkha (suffering) and argues that the cause of dukkha can be removed. This paper attempts to demonstrate how Buddhist claim that dukkha can be removed fails as it creates epistemological complications within the Buddhist discourse, and attempts to show how substituting Heidegger’s concept of Angst for Buddhist concept of dukkha could solve this problem. It is argued that the solution proposed by the four noble truths of early Buddhist tradition contradicts with the ontological and epistemological properties and implications of the concept of dukkha, and, accordingly, these properties of dukkha ought to be revised. As a solution to this problem, it is proposed that Angst addresses the problem of suffering more efficiently by not engendering such epistemological complications while also retaining the philosophy and worldview created by the Buddhist discourse as it accurately facilitates the Buddhist perspective.

Resumen El discurso budista de los primeros tiempos reconoce el problema del dukkha (sufrimiento) y sostiene que su causa se puede eliminar. Este artículo intenta demostrar cómo la afirmación budista de que se puede eliminar el dukkha no cierra, ya que genera complicaciones epistemológicas dentro del discurso budista e intenta demostrar que sustituir el concepto budista de dukkha por el concepto de Angst de Heidegger podría resolver este problema. Se argumenta que la solución propuesta por las cuatro verdades nobles de la tradición budista de los primeros tiempos contradice las propiedades e implicaciones ontológicas y epistemológicas del concepto de dukkha, y, en consecuencia, estas propiedades de dukkha se deberían revisar. Como solución, se propone que Angst aborda el problema del sufrimiento de manera más eficiente al no generar tales complicaciones epistemológicas al tiempo que conserva la filosofía y la cosmovisión del discurso budista ya que facilita con precisión la perspectiva budista.

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Source https://fundacionmenteclara.org.ar/revista/index.php/RCA/article/view/84
Author Ege Kaan Duman
Maintainer Fundación MenteClara
Last Updated October 19, 2019, 23:08 (UTC)
Created October 19, 2019, 23:07 (UTC)
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