Buddhism: The early Buddhist schools and doctrinal history ; Theravāda doctrine, Volume 2

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Paul Williams
Routledge, 2005 - Religion - 8 pages
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This eight-volume set brings together seminal papers in Buddhist studies from a vast range of academic disciplines published over the last forty years. With a new introduction by the editor, this collection is a unique and unrivalled research resource for both student and scholar. Coverage includes: - Buddhist origins; early history of Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia - early Buddhist Schools and Doctrinal History; Theravada Doctrine - the Origins and nature of Mahayana Buddhism; some Mahayana religious topics - Abhidharma and Madhyamaka - Yogacara, the Epistemological tradition, and Tathagatagarbha - Tantric Buddhism (Including China and Japan); Buddhism in Nepal and Tibet - Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia, and - Buddhism in China, East Asia, and Japan.

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Williams is Professor of Indian and Tibetan Philosophy and Co-director of the Centre for for Buddhist Studies at the University of Bristol.

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