Buddhism as Philosophy: An Introduction

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Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - Buddhism as Philosophy: An Introduction #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In this clear, concise account, offering generous selections from the canonical Buddhist texts and providing an engaging, Siderits makes the Buddhist tradition accessible to a Western audience, analytical introduction to the basic tenets of Buddhist thought.

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Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy

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Hackett Publishing Company #ad - This new edition offers expanded selections from the works of kongzi confucius, zhuangzi Chuang Tzu, periods, texts, and selective bibliographies for, Mengzi Mencius, the dialogues Robber Zhi and White Horse; a concise general introduction; brief introductions to, and Xunzi Hsun Tzu; two new works, each work; and four appendices that shed light on important figures, and terms in Chinese thought.

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Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy

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Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - This book is an introduction in the very best sense of the word. I recommend it very highly. Lee H. Evans-wentz professor, Religious Studies, Stanford University Hackett Pub Co Inc. It also, with admirable self-consciousness, presents a number of daring attempts to relate those options to philosophical figures and movements from the West.

It provides the beginner with an accurate, yet accessible account, sophisticated, and offers new insights and challenging perspectives to those who have more specialized knowledge. Yearley, Walter Y. Focusing on the period in chinese philosophy that is surely most easily approachable and perhaps is most important, it ranges over of rich set of competing options.

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Buddhist Scriptures Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Together they provide a vivid picture of the Buddha and of the vast and profound nature of the Buddhist tradition. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Lopez, Jr. Hackett. In this rich anthology, eminent scholar Donald S. While buddhism has no central text comparable to the Bible or Koran, there is a powerful body of scripture from across Asia that encompasses the dharma, or the teachings of the Buddha. Brings together works from a broad historical and geographical range, and from such languages as Pali, Chinese, Tibetan, Sanskrit, and Japanese.

Buddhist Scriptures Penguin Classics #ad - There are tales of the buddha's past lives, a discussion of qualities and qualifications for a monk, and an exploration of the many meanings of enlightenment. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

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Plato: Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo Hackett Classics

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Life of the Buddha Clay Sanskrit Library

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Clay Sanskrit #ad - The most poignant scenes on the path to his awakening are when the young prince Siddhártha, and death, the future Buddha, old age, is confronted by the reality of sickness, while seduced by the charms of the women employed to keep him at home. His wonderful descriptions of the bodies of courtesans are ultimately meant to show the transience of beauty.

Life of the Buddha Clay Sanskrit Library #ad - Co-published by new york university press and the JJC FoundationFor more on this title and other titles in the Clay Sanskrit series, please visit http://www. Claysanskritlibrary. Org hackett Pub Co Inc. Hackett. A poet of the highest order, ashva·ghosha's aim is not entertainment but instruction, presenting the Buddha's teaching as the culmination of the Brahmanical tradition.

. This is the earliest surviving text of the Sanskrit literary genre called kavya and probably provided models for Kali·dasa's more famous works. Gazelle book services. The buddhist monk ashva·ghosha composed Life of the Buddha in the first or second century CE probably in Ayódhya.

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Introduction to the Middle Way: Chandrakirti's Madhyamakavatara with Commentary by Ju Mipham

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Shambhala #ad - Introduction to the middle way presents an adventure into the heart of Buddhist wisdom through the Madhyamika, or "middle way, " teachings, which are designed to take the ordinary intellect to the limit of its powers and then show that there is more. Chandrakirti's work has been accepted throughout Tibetan Buddhism as the highest expression of the Buddhist view on the sutra level.

Chandrakirti's work is an introduction to the Madhyamika teachings of Nagarjuna, which are themselves a systematization of the Prajnaparamita, or "Perfection of Wisdom" literature, the sutras on the crucial but elusive concept of emptiness. This book is a core study text for both academic students and practitioners of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism.

Introduction to the Middle Way: Chandrakirti's Madhyamakavatara with Commentary by Ju Mipham #ad - Hackett. With jamgön mipham's commentary, it is a definitive presentation of the wisdom of emptiness, a central theme of Buddhist teachings. Hackett Pub Co Inc. This book includes a verse translation of the madhyamakavatara by the renowned seventh-century Indian master Chandrakirti, followed by an exhaustive logical explanation of its meaning by the modern Tibetan master Jamgön Mipham, an extremely influential text of Mahayana Buddhism, composed approximately twelve centuries later.

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The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way: Nāgārjuna's Mūlamadhyamakakārikā

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Oxford university Press USA. Garfield provides a clear and eminently readable translation of N=ag=arjuna's seminal work, offering those with little or no prior knowledge of Buddhist philosophy a view into the profound logic of the M?lamadhyamikak=arik=a. Hackett. He offers a verse-by-verse commentary that explains n=ag=arjuna's positions and arguments in the language of Western metaphysics and epistemology, Hume, and connects N=ag=arjuna's concerns to those of Western philosophers such as Sextus, and Wittgenstein.

His greatest philosophical work, japan, the m?lamadhyamikak=arik=a--read and studied by philosophers in all major Buddhist schools of Tibet, China, and Korea--is one of the most influential works in the history of Indian philosophy. Garfield presents a superb translation of the Tibetan text of M?lamadhyamikak=arik=a in its entirety, and a commentary reflecting the Tibetan tradition through which N=ag=arjuna's philosophical influence has largely been transmitted.

The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way: Nāgārjuna's Mūlamadhyamakakārikā #ad - Hackett Pub Co Inc. The buddhist saint n=ag=arjuna, influential, is undoubtedly the most important, who lived in South India in approximately the second century CE, and widely studied Mah=ay=ana Buddhist philosopher. Despite lacking any essence, phenomena nonetheless exist conventionally, he argues, and that indeed conventional existence and ultimate emptiness are in fact the same thing.

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A Sourcebook in Indian Philosophy

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Princeton University Press CB540A #ad - Oxford university Press USA. Here are the chief riches of more than 3, the upanisads, 000 years of Indian philosophical thought-the ancient Vedas, the commentaries of the scholastic period, the treatises of the heterodox and orthodox systems, the epics, and the contemporary writings. Hackett. Introductions and interpretive commentaries are provided.

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The Nyaya-sutra: Selections with Early Commentaries

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Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - It will be welcomed by specialists and non-specialists alike seeking an accessible text that both represents some of the best of Indian philosophical thought and can be integrated into courses on Indian philosophy, religion, and intellectual culture. This translation of selections from the early school of Nyāya focuses on its foundational text, the Nyāya-sūtra c.

The Nyaya-sutra: Selections with Early Commentaries #ad - Often translated simply as "logic, " the Sanskrit word nyāya means "rule of reasoning" or "method of reasoning. Texts from the school of classical Indian philosophy that bears this name are concerned with cognition, reasoning, and the norms that govern rational debate. 200 ce, with excerpts from the early commentaries.

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Conversations on Consciousness: What the Best Minds Think about the Brain, Free Will, and What It Means to Be Human

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Oxford University Press #ad - The interviewees, ranging from major philosophers to renowned scientists, talk candidly with Blackmore about some of the key philosophical issues confronting us in a series of conversations that are revealing, insightful, and stimulating. Hackett. Gazelle book services. In conversations on consciousness, susan blackmore interviews some of the great minds of our time, a who's who of eminent thinkers, all of whom have devoted much of their lives to understanding the concept of consciousness.

Blackmore goes beyond the issue of consciousness to ask other intriguing questions: Is there free will? A question which yields many conflicted replies, with most saying yes and no. If not, how has your work changed the way you live?paired with an introduction and extensive glossary that provide helpful background information, how does this effect the way you live your life; and more broadly, these provocative conversations illuminate how some of the greatest minds tackle some of the most difficult questions about human nature.

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