A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy

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Steven M. Emmanuel
John Wiley & Sons, 23 նոյ, 2015 թ. - 608 էջ
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A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy is the most comprehensive single volume on the subject available; it offers the very latest scholarship to create a wide-ranging survey of the most important ideas, problems, and debates in the history of Buddhist philosophy.

  • Encompasses the broadest treatment of Buddhist philosophy available, covering social and political thought, meditation, ecology and contemporary issues and applications
  • Each section contains overviews and cutting-edge scholarship that expands readers understanding of the breadth and diversity of Buddhist thought
  • Broad coverage of topics allows flexibility  to instructors in creating a syllabus
  • Essays provide valuable alternative philosophical perspectives on topics to those available in Western traditions
 

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Introduction
1
The Philosophical Context of Gotamas Thought
13
Dukkha NonSelf and the Teaching on the Four Noble Truths
26
The Conditioned Coarising of Mental and Bodily Processes
37
Theravada
71
Indian Mahayana Buddhism
86
Tibetan Mahayana and Vajrayana
99
East Asian Buddhism
110
Speech Responsiveness and Buddhist
366
Philosophy of Mind
377
Philosophy of Mind in Buddhism
395
Cognition Phenomenal Character and Intentionality in Tibetan
405
The NonSelf Theory and Problems in Philosophy of Mind
419
E Ethics and Moral Philosophy
429
Character Disposition and the Qualities of the Arahats as a Means
452
Compassion and the Ethics of Violence
466

A Metaphysics
129
Interpretations and Comparisons
151
Practical Applications of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra
164
The Huayan Metaphysics of Totality
180
The Middle
214
Reason and Experience in Buddhist Epistemology
241
The Three Truths in Tiantai Buddhism
256
Spiritual Exercise and Buddhist Epistemologists in India and Tibet
270
The Epistemological
290
Language and Logic
307
Buddhist Philosophy of Logic
320
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333
Philosophy
349
Buddhist Ethics and Western Moral Philosophy
476
F Social and Political Philosophy
491
Political Interpretations of the Lotus Sutra
512
Emerging Patterns of Theory and Practice
524
Asoka
536
Theory and Practice
555
Contemplative Practice and Buddhist
572
Buddhism and Environmental Ethics
601
War and Peace in Buddhist Philosophy
631
Buddhist Perspectives on Human Rights
651
Buddhist Reflections on the Meaning of Difference
675
Further Reading
693
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Steven M. Emmanuel is Professor of Philosophy at Virginia Wesleyan College, USA. He is the author of Kierkegaard and the Logic of Revelation (1996) and editor of two previous volumes with Blackwell: The Guide to the Modern Philosophers: From Descartes to Nietzsche (2001) and Modern Philosophy: An Anthology (2002). In 2008, he produced and directed an award-winning documentary film entitled Making Peace with Viet Nam.

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