When comparing philosophical systems, I often refer back to the structure Ayn Rand used in her "standing on one foot" explanation of the essence of her philosophy. The four domains of philosophy she used (along with the 'introductory-phrase' I use to explain them to people) are:
For Objectivisim, her answers are:
From what I've read, I'd venture a Zen Buddhist might answer something along the lines of:
Please correct me if I get the above wrong, I'm not overly familiar with the details of Zen-Buddhism.
Overall, I don't see much overlap at all between these two systems.
answered Jan 22 '12 at 12:07
Jason Gibson ♦