Eranos Lecture 7
On Images: Far Eastern Ways of Thinking
67 pages, ISBN 0-88214-407-3 / 978-0-88214-407-8, Eranos Lectures
Wilhelm considers the multiple, changing relations between image and concept in the I CHING. Though some images have developed toward stereotypes, their innate dynamism resists complete abstraction. Articulating a theory of consciousness based in image-making, Izutsu reflects on how nothingness originates images in the I CHING, Classical Taoism, and Zen Buddhism.