In this Book

Wilfrid Laurier University Press
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Nine Canadian scholars of Buddhism consider philosophical and cultural issues in Buddhist thought. Part I, “On Being,” discusses the philosophical problem of Being in the school of the Middle Way, Mādhyamika Buddhism, and in the Tantric School of Mahāyāna Buddhism. Part II, “On the Indian Milieu,” surveys Hindu views of Buddhism and explores Buddhism’s relationship with other Indian religious and philosophical traditions. Part III, “On the Chinese Milieu,” analyzes developments in Buddhist thought in China.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Foreword
  2. p. 3
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 4-6
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  1. I. ON BEING
  2. p. 7
  1. 1. The Problem of Being in Madhyamika Buddhism
  2. Mervyn Sprung
  3. pp. 8-25
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  1. 2. Sunyata and Dharmata: The Madhyamika View of Inner Reality
  2. Mahesh Mehta
  3. pp. 26-37
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  1. 3. The Experience of Being: The Trikaya Idea in its Tibetan Interpretation
  2. H.V. Guenther
  3. pp. 38-58
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  1. II. ON THE INDIAN MILIEU
  2. pp. 59-59
  1. 4. Hindu Views of Buddhism
  2. Klaus Klostermaier
  3. pp. 60-82
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  1. 5. Transmigration and the Causal Chain in Nyaya and Buddhism
  2. Bimal Krishna Matilal
  3. pp. 83-92
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  1. 6. Giving and Harming: Buddhist Symbols of Good and Evil
  2. Roy C. Amore
  3. pp. 93-103
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  1. 7. Buddhism and the Indian Religious Tradition
  2. Paul Younger
  3. pp. 104-112
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  1. III. ON THE CHINESE MILIEU
  2. pp. 113-113
  1. 8. The Mind of the Early Chinese Buddhist
  2. León Hurvitz
  3. pp. 114-161
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  1. 9. Li P'ing-Shan and his Refutation of Neo-Confucian Criticism of Buddhism
  2. JAN Yün-hua
  3. pp. 162-193
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  1. The Contributors
  2. pp. 194-196
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780889209008
Print ISBN
9780919812116
MARC Record
OCLC
144145024
Pages
198
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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