[Buddha-l] Article: The Death of the Scientific Buddha

Richard Hayes rhayes at unm.edu
Fri Nov 2 17:24:40 MDT 2012

On Nov 2, 2012, at 12:53 PM, "Erik Hoogcarspel" <jehms at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> I'm afraid this is not a matter of taste, but of bad philosophy.

As you know, Erik, bad philosophy is the only kind I know how to do, and I just barely know how to do that.

> In the sixties Fritjof Capra and Gary Snyder made a lot of bucks with their fairy tales, just because so many people do not know what science is.

I'm not aware of these fellows' work. I thought Snyder was a beat poet. I rather like his poetry, but I'm unfamiliar with anything he did that could be described as scientism.

Richard Hayes

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