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By Kimio Kase

This e-book makes an attempt to deal with the $64000 question of to what quantity the theories of administration are universally acceptable rules and to what volume are they particular to specific cultural, nationwide and temporal contexts.

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This led to the conclusion that the Mahayana sutras were created after the Buddha’s death. Thus, Kato (1981b: pp. 132–133) cites the development of ‘limitless knowledge’ to ‘neither think nor know’ or the ‘conception of non-existence’ to be superseded by ‘neither conception nor non-conception’. indd 24 7/27/2011 4:23:36 PM Philosophical Perspectives on Knowledge and Cognition 25 In essence, the kajo theory holds that newer theories try to demonstrate their supremacy over old ones by adding new components, which means that the documentary evidence for new elements is likely to be even newer ones (Sueki, 2003: p.

Finally, these two members of the team left. The remaining three pushed forward. But in the last stage, in which the theory part was to be written, we reached an impasse and little progress was made for some months. It has taken many months of impasse and lack of advance to produce the book. Finally, we identified the cause of these difficulties: it appeared to us to be linked to the topic of the book itself – the great ‘divide’ between deductive and inductive approaches. While the Japanese author’s proposal was in favour of each one working on an assigned part based on a general idea so that the contributions from each individual could be put together at a later stage and discussed and analysed by all, the US author insisted on a clear picture of the entire work with a specific model established from the beginning and sought a thorough thrashing-out of viewpoints before even starting the project.

Meanwhile, the Chinese author was more familiar with the inductive way and appeared to deal with it with a certain ease. These personal perceptions from our own daily lives are not just anecdotal, but also confirm our conjecture that the way a Chinese or Japanese person thinks is very different compared with a Spaniard or North American person, and that this is not due only to personal character traits. Without performing a meticulous analysis of our behaviour and cognition in this process, we recognized that we may have to examine our own personal trajectories in more detail in the future, in order to specifically distinguish which elements contribute to our deductive system and which to our inductive system for functioning.

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