Buddhism, knowledge and liberation: a philosophical study
Buddhism, Knowledge and Liberation assesses the common Buddhist idea that knowledge of the three characteristics of existence (impermanence, not-self and suffering) is the key to liberation. It argues that this claim must be seen in the context of the Buddhist path and training as a whole. Sensitive to the wide diversity of philosophical perspectives and interpretation that Buddhism has engendered, this book makes a serious contribution to critical and philosophically aware engagement with Buddhist thought.
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achieve actually anti-realism anti-realist apprehend arguably argue Awakened Bodhisattvas Buddha Buddhist path Buddhist sceptics Buddhist teachings Buddhist tradition CandrakTrti cause suffering Chapter common Buddhist conceptual construction correct cognition craving and attachment craving and hence craving and suffering dependent origination describe dharmas dukkha emotional emptiness eradicate craving eradication of craving ethical example experience fabrications Furthermore happiness hence suffering human impermanent ineffable reality inexpressible instance interpretation knowledge by acquaintance knowledge by description knowledge claim lack inherent existence lake in Hyde liberating knowledge Madhyamaka Mahayana means meditation mental mind moral judgement moral relativists mystical Nagarjuna Nikdya nirvana omniscience one's craving ontological Pali perceive perception perhaps permanent phenomena philosophical possible practitioners pramdnas propositional knowledge refute Sarvastivadins Sautrantikas seems selfless sense sentient simply stop craving store consciousness suffering when craved Theravada thought three characteristics trans transitory ultimate truth Unawakened unconscious belief understanding unfabricated Vasubandhu words Yogacara Yogacarins
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