Buddhism as Philosophy: An Introduction

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Hackett Publishing, Mar 1, 2007 - 304 pages
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Mark Siderits is Professor of Philosophy, Illinois State University.

 

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Contents

Buddhism as Philosophy?
1
Early Buddhism Basic Teachings
15
NonSelf Empty Persons
32
Buddhist Ethics
69
A Nyaya Interlude
85
Abhidharma The Metaphysics of Empty Persons
105
The Rise of Mahayana
138
Yogacara ImpressionsOnly and the Denial of Phyiscal Objects
146
Madhyamaka The Doctrine of Emptiness
180
The Shool of Dinnaga Buddhist Epistemology
208
Index
231
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Co-published in the U.K. by Ashgate Publishing.  North American rights only.

In this clear, concise account, Siderits makes the Buddhist tradition accessible to a Western audience, offering generous selections from the canonical Buddhist texts and providing an engaging, analytical introduction to the basic tenets of Buddhist thought.

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