By Steven M. Emmanuel
A significant other to Buddhist Philosophy is the main complete unmarried quantity at the topic to be had; it deals the very most recent scholarship to create a wide-ranging survey of crucial principles, difficulties, and debates within the background of Buddhist philosophy.
• Encompasses the broadest therapy of Buddhist philosophy on hand, masking social and political proposal, meditation, ecology and modern matters and applications
• each one part includes overviews and state of the art scholarship that expands readers realizing of the breadth and variety of Buddhist thought
• huge assurance of issues permits flexibility to teachers in making a syllabus
• Essays supply invaluable substitute philosophical views on subject matters to these to be had in Western traditions
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Mohanty, J. N. (2000) Classical Indian Philosophy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Renard, J. (1999). 101 Questions and Answers on Buddhism. New York: Gramercy Books. Walshe, M. ) (1995). The Long Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Digha Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom. 163), the person who became known as “the Buddha” or “Awakened One” sought that which was in various ways beyond these. After his awakening/enlightenment experience, in which he is seen to have experienced that which is the unborn, unaging, unailing, deathless (Skt nirvāṇa; P.
M. (2006). The Indian Way: An Introduction to the Philosophies and Religions of India. Second edn. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice-Hall. Laumakis, S. J. (2008). An Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Mohanty, J. N. (2000) Classical Indian Philosophy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Renard, J. (1999). 101 Questions and Answers on Buddhism. New York: Gramercy Books. Walshe, M. ) (1995). The Long Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Digha Nikaya.
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