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Author Loy, David, 1947-

Title A Buddhist history of the West : studies in lack / David R. Loy
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2002
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 244 pages)
Series SUNY series in religious studies
SUNY series in religious studies
Contents Introduction: toward a Buddhist perspective -- The lack of freedom -- The lack of progress -- The Renaissance of lack -- The lack of modernity -- The lack of civil society -- Preparing for something that never happens -- The religion of the market -- Afterword: the future of lack
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-228) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civilization, Western -- Psychological aspects
Civilization, Western -- Philosophy
Civilization, Western -- Classical influences
Buddhist philosophy
Buddhism -- Doctrines
Self (Philosophy)
Identity (Psychology)
Self-consciousness (Awareness)
HISTORY -- World.
Buddhism -- Doctrines.
Buddhist philosophy.
Civilization, Western -- Classical influences.
Civilization, Western -- Philosophy.
Civilization, Western -- Psychological aspects.
Identity (Psychology)
Self-consciousness (Awareness)
Self (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585476217 (electronic bk.)
9780585476216 (electronic bk.)
0791452603 (pbk.)
9780791452608 (pbk.)