Buddhist Philosophy : Essential Readings.

By: Edelglass, WilliamContributor(s): Garfield, Jay | Edelgass, WilliamPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2009Copyright date: ©2009Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resource (478 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780199716555Subject(s): Buddhist philosophy.;Buddhism -- DoctrinesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Buddhist Philosophy : Essential ReadingsDDC classification: 181/.043 LOC classification: R726.5.B76 2003Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I: Metaphysics and Ontology -- 1. Theravāda Metaphysics and Ontology: Kaccānagotta (Samyutta-nikāya) and Abhidhammatthasangaha -- 2. Nāgārjuna's Mulamadhyamakakārikā (Fundamental Verses of the Middle Way): Chapter 24: Examination of the Four Noble Truths -- 3. Vasubandhu's Trisvabhāvanirdeśa (Treatise on the Three Natures) -- 4. Śāntaraksita's "Neither-One-Nor-Many" Argument from Madhyamakālamkśāra (The Ornament of the Middle Way): A Classical Buddhist Argument on the Ontological Status of Phenomena -- 5. Mipam Namgyel: The Lion's Roar Affirming Extrinsic Emptiness -- 6. Dushun's Huayan Fajie Guan Men (Meditative Approaches to the Huayan Dharmadhātu) -- 7. Dogen's "Mountains and Waters as Sutras" (Sansui-kyo) -- 8. Nishitani Keiji's "The Standpoint of Zen: Directly Pointing to the Mind -- Part II: Philosophy of Language and Hermeneutics -- 9. Sensation, Inference, and Language: Dignāga's Pramānasamuccaya -- 10. Jñānagarbha's Verses on the Distinction between the Two Truths -- 11. Language and the Ultimate: Do Mādhyamikas Make Philosophical Claims? A Selection from Khedrupjey's Stong thun chen mo (Great Digest) -- 12. Zongmi's Yuanren lun (Inquiry into the Origin of the Human Condition): The Hermeneutics of Doctrinal Classification -- 13. Dogen's Shobogenzo, Fascicles "Katto" and "Osakusendaba -- 14. Beyond Awareness: Torei Enji's Understanding of Realization in the Treatise on the Inexhaustible Lamp of Zen, chapter 6 -- Part III: Epistemology -- 15. The Approach to Knowledge and Truth in the Theravāda Record of the Discourses of the Buddha -- 16. Dharmakīrti and Dharmottara on the Intentionality of Perception: Selections from Nyāyabindu (An Epitome of Philosophy) -- 17. The Role of Knowledge of Causation in Dharmakīrti's Theory of Inference: The Pramāna-vārttika.
18. Yogācāra Theories of the Components of Perception: The Buddhabhumy-upadeśa -- 19. Classification of Non-Authoritative Cognitive Processes (tshad min) in the Ngog and Sakya Traditions -- 20. Understanding the Two Truths: Tsongkhapa's Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nāgārjuna's "Mulamadhyamakakārikā -- 21. The Deluded Mind as World and Truth: Epistemological Implications of Tiantai Doctrine and Praxis in Jingxi Zhanran's Jingangpi and Zhiguan yili -- 22. The Presencing of Truth: Dogen's Genjokoan -- Part IV: Philosophy of Mind and the Person -- 23. Theravāda Philosophy of Mind and the Person: Anatta-lakkhana Sutta, Mahā-nidāna Sutta, and Milindapañha -- 24. Pudgalavāda Doctrines of the Person -- 25. Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakośa: The Critique of the Pudgalavādins' Theory of Persons -- 26. Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakośa: The Critique of the Soul -- 27. Candrakīrti's Madhyamakāvatārabhāsya 6.86-97: A Madhyamaka Critique of Vijñānavāda Views of Consciousness -- 28. śāntaraksita's Tattvasamgraha: A Buddhist Critique of the Nyāya View of the Self -- 29. Zhiyi's Great Calming and Contemplation: "Contemplating Mental Activity as the Inconceivable Realm -- 30. "The Mind Is Buddha": Pojo Chinul's Secrets on Cultivating the Mind -- 31. Nishida's Conception of Person -- Part V: Ethics -- 32. Theravāda Texts on Ethics -- 33. The Bodhisattva Path: Śāntideva's Bodhicaryāvatāra -- 34. Asanga's Bodhisattvabhumi: The Morality Chapter -- 35. Essentials on Observing and Violating the Fundamentals of Bodhisattva Precepts: Wonhyo's Non-Substantial Mahāyāna Ethics -- 36. Thich Nhat Hanh's Interbeing: Fourteen Guidelines for Engaged Buddhism -- 37. Joanna Macy: The Ecological Self -- 38. Buddhist Feminist Reflections -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.
Summary: This volume collects important philosophical texts from across the Buddhist tradition. Each text is translated and introduced by a recognized authority in Buddhist studies. Buddhist Philosophy provides an introduction to the vast and diverse traditions of Buddhist thought through a selection of their most significant texts. Each classic text is contextualized, historically and philosophically, with an introduction by leading contemporary scholars, making Buddhist Philosophy an ideal text for undergraduate courses.
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Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I: Metaphysics and Ontology -- 1. Theravāda Metaphysics and Ontology: Kaccānagotta (Samyutta-nikāya) and Abhidhammatthasangaha -- 2. Nāgārjuna's Mulamadhyamakakārikā (Fundamental Verses of the Middle Way): Chapter 24: Examination of the Four Noble Truths -- 3. Vasubandhu's Trisvabhāvanirdeśa (Treatise on the Three Natures) -- 4. Śāntaraksita's "Neither-One-Nor-Many" Argument from Madhyamakālamkśāra (The Ornament of the Middle Way): A Classical Buddhist Argument on the Ontological Status of Phenomena -- 5. Mipam Namgyel: The Lion's Roar Affirming Extrinsic Emptiness -- 6. Dushun's Huayan Fajie Guan Men (Meditative Approaches to the Huayan Dharmadhātu) -- 7. Dogen's "Mountains and Waters as Sutras" (Sansui-kyo) -- 8. Nishitani Keiji's "The Standpoint of Zen: Directly Pointing to the Mind -- Part II: Philosophy of Language and Hermeneutics -- 9. Sensation, Inference, and Language: Dignāga's Pramānasamuccaya -- 10. Jñānagarbha's Verses on the Distinction between the Two Truths -- 11. Language and the Ultimate: Do Mādhyamikas Make Philosophical Claims? A Selection from Khedrupjey's Stong thun chen mo (Great Digest) -- 12. Zongmi's Yuanren lun (Inquiry into the Origin of the Human Condition): The Hermeneutics of Doctrinal Classification -- 13. Dogen's Shobogenzo, Fascicles "Katto" and "Osakusendaba -- 14. Beyond Awareness: Torei Enji's Understanding of Realization in the Treatise on the Inexhaustible Lamp of Zen, chapter 6 -- Part III: Epistemology -- 15. The Approach to Knowledge and Truth in the Theravāda Record of the Discourses of the Buddha -- 16. Dharmakīrti and Dharmottara on the Intentionality of Perception: Selections from Nyāyabindu (An Epitome of Philosophy) -- 17. The Role of Knowledge of Causation in Dharmakīrti's Theory of Inference: The Pramāna-vārttika.

18. Yogācāra Theories of the Components of Perception: The Buddhabhumy-upadeśa -- 19. Classification of Non-Authoritative Cognitive Processes (tshad min) in the Ngog and Sakya Traditions -- 20. Understanding the Two Truths: Tsongkhapa's Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nāgārjuna's "Mulamadhyamakakārikā -- 21. The Deluded Mind as World and Truth: Epistemological Implications of Tiantai Doctrine and Praxis in Jingxi Zhanran's Jingangpi and Zhiguan yili -- 22. The Presencing of Truth: Dogen's Genjokoan -- Part IV: Philosophy of Mind and the Person -- 23. Theravāda Philosophy of Mind and the Person: Anatta-lakkhana Sutta, Mahā-nidāna Sutta, and Milindapañha -- 24. Pudgalavāda Doctrines of the Person -- 25. Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakośa: The Critique of the Pudgalavādins' Theory of Persons -- 26. Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakośa: The Critique of the Soul -- 27. Candrakīrti's Madhyamakāvatārabhāsya 6.86-97: A Madhyamaka Critique of Vijñānavāda Views of Consciousness -- 28. śāntaraksita's Tattvasamgraha: A Buddhist Critique of the Nyāya View of the Self -- 29. Zhiyi's Great Calming and Contemplation: "Contemplating Mental Activity as the Inconceivable Realm -- 30. "The Mind Is Buddha": Pojo Chinul's Secrets on Cultivating the Mind -- 31. Nishida's Conception of Person -- Part V: Ethics -- 32. Theravāda Texts on Ethics -- 33. The Bodhisattva Path: Śāntideva's Bodhicaryāvatāra -- 34. Asanga's Bodhisattvabhumi: The Morality Chapter -- 35. Essentials on Observing and Violating the Fundamentals of Bodhisattva Precepts: Wonhyo's Non-Substantial Mahāyāna Ethics -- 36. Thich Nhat Hanh's Interbeing: Fourteen Guidelines for Engaged Buddhism -- 37. Joanna Macy: The Ecological Self -- 38. Buddhist Feminist Reflections -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.

This volume collects important philosophical texts from across the Buddhist tradition. Each text is translated and introduced by a recognized authority in Buddhist studies. Buddhist Philosophy provides an introduction to the vast and diverse traditions of Buddhist thought through a selection of their most significant texts. Each classic text is contextualized, historically and philosophically, with an introduction by leading contemporary scholars, making Buddhist Philosophy an ideal text for undergraduate courses.

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