SIDERITS BUDDHISM AS PHILOSOPHY PDF

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JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. 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.

Co-published in the U. North American rights only. Siderits shows the grace of a wonderful teacher and hits exactly the right tone for his intended audiences. The coverage of schools and problems is, moreover, exactly right. I can think of no other field of such great interest that lacks such an obviously needed resource. Click HERE for more information.

To my knowledge, no other text leads students to question critically the assertions of Buddhist philosophers and to evaluate the arguments for them. Moreover, existing books often include only a few short selections from original Buddhist texts. This volume provides students with the opportunity to wrestle with the richness and complexity of the primary sources. No living author has done more to make Buddhist ideas intelligible and relevant to contemporary debates in analytic philosophy.

The quality of the writing, its elegance and clarity, is very high. Technical vocabulary is used as needed but always carefully explained. Van Norden, Vassar College. About the Author:. Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy. Early Buddhist Discourses. Quick Overview 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.

North American rights only "There has long been a great need for a book like this one. Add to Cart. Related Titles. My Cart. You have no items in your shopping cart.

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Buddhism as Philosophy : An Introduction

JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. 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. Co-published in the U. North American rights only.

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Buddhism as Philosophy: An Introduction

Buddhism as Philosophy : An Introduction. Mark Siderits. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. There has been a recent upsurge in interest in Buddhist philosophy, but there is as yet no satisfactory text on the subject.

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