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Teaching the Inaccessible Nature of Subjective Experience: A Look Behind “Heterophenomenology as Self-Knowledge”

Editor’s Note: In the recent issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Bryan Rennie published his reflections on a theoretical and pedagogical approach, which he calls “heterophenomenology” (“Heterophenomenology as Self-Knowledge”, pp. 6-11), a new take on the classic … Continue reading

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Semiotics and Subjectivity in the Tibetan Buddhist Sand Painting Ritual

By Tim Murphy What is this?  Among other things, it is a semiotic system that structures and defines subjectivity, experience, and agency.  If we read what we may call the “mandala situation” by means of the heuristic of semiotic theory, … Continue reading

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