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Author Streng, Frederick J.

Title Emptiness : a study in religious meaning / Frederick J. Streng
Published Nashville : Abingdon Press, [1967]


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Description 252 pages ; 24 cm
Contents pt. I. The relevance of studying "emptiness". The problem -- The religious context of Nāgārjuna's expression -- pt. II. Implications of "emptiness" for understanding some basic Buddhist concepts. Elements and factors that constitute existence (dharmas) -- "Causal relations" (pratītyasamutpāda) -- Nirvāṇā -- Wisdom (prajñā) -- pt. III. Structures of religious apprehension in Indian thought. The mythical structure -- The intuitive structure -- Nāgārjuna's dialectical structure -- pt. IV. The significance of religious knowledge. The religious meaning of "emptiness" -- Religious knowledge as a means for ultimate transformation -- Appendix A. Translation of Mūlamadhyamakakārikās: Fundamentals of the middle way -- Appendix B. Translation of Vigrahavyāvartanī: Averting the arguments
Analysis Nāgārjuna 2nd cent
Notes Appendices (p. 183-227) 1. Translation of Mulamadhyamakakarikas. 2. Translation of Vigrahavyavartani
Bibliography: p. 229-247
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 229-247
Subject NaÌgaÌrjuna, active 2nd century
Nāgārjuna, Siddha.
Nāgārjuna, active 2nd century.
Sunyata, 1890-1984.
Buddhist philosophy.
LC no. 67011010