Buddhism, knowledge and liberation: a philosophical study

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Ashgate, 2004 - Religion - 188 pages
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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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Contents

Thorough Knowledge Versus Deficient Understanding
31
Moral Knowledge and the Buddhist Path
55
Buddhist Antirealism
79
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