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Author Siderits, Mark, 1946-

Title Buddhism as philosophy : an introduction / Mark Siderits
Published Aldershot, England : Ashgate ; Indianapolis, IN : Hackett Pub. Co., [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 232 pages)
Series Ashgate world philosophies series
Ashgate world philosophies series.
Contents Preface -- Abbreviations and translation sources -- 1. Buddhism as philosophy? -- 2. Early Buddhism : basic teachings -- 3. Non-self : empty persons -- 4. Buddhist ethics -- 5. A Nyāya interlude -- 6. Abhidharma : the metaphysics of empty persons -- 7. The rise of Mahāyāna -- 8. Yogācāra : impressions-only and the denial of physical objects -- 9. Madhyamaka : the doctrine of emptiness -- 10. The school of Din̊nāga : Buddhist epistemology -- Index
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Buddhist philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1603840532 (electronic bk.)
9781603840538 (electronic bk.)