An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2000 - Religion - 166 pages
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An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology is a lucid, intelligible, and authentic introduction to the foundations of Buddhist psychology. It provides comprehensive coverage of the basic concepts and issues in the psychology of Buddhism, and thus it deals with the nature of psychological inquiry, concepts of the mind, consciousness and behavior, motivation, emotions and percentile, and the therapeutic structure of Buddhist psychology. For the third edition, a new chapter on the mind-body relationship and Buddhist contextualism has been added.
  

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Review: Introduction to Buddhist Psychology

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Not bad, but certainly not what I was hoping for. I suppose its up to me to write the book I want in this arena. Read full review

Contents

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VII
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VIII
80
IX
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XI
142
XII
153
XIII
163
XIV
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\Padmasiri De Silva was professor and head of philosophy and psychology at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (1980-1989). He also held visiting positions at the University of Pittsburgh and the ISLE program in the United States, the National University of Singapore, and the University of Wiakato. He was coordinator of the IRC program OEnvironment, Ethics, and EducationO in Singapore. Currently he is research fellow at Monash University.

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