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Nietzsche’s ‘Little Things’, the ‘Body’, and the Buddhist <i>Khandhas</i>

Robert G. Morrison

in Nietzsche and Buddhism

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780198238652
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679711 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238652.003.0008
Nietzsche’s ‘Little Things’, the ‘Body’, and the Buddhist Khandhas

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This chapter compares Nietzsche's notions of the ‘body’ and ‘self-overcoming’ with the five Buddhist ‘aggregates’ or khandhas and its conception of citta-bhāvanā.

Keywords: Nietzsche; body; self-overcoming; Buddhism; khandhas; citta-bhāvanā

Chapter.  4390 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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