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Title A companion to Buddhist philosophy [electronic resource] / edited by Steven M. Emmanuel.
Publication Info. Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
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Description xx, 736 p.
Series Blackwell companions to philosophy ; 139
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Conceptual foundations -- Major schools of Buddhist thought -- Themes in Buddhist philosophy -- Buddhist meditation -- Contemporary issues and applications.
Summary "A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy is the most comprehensive single volume on the subject available; it offers the very latest scholarship to create a wide-ranging survey of the most important ideas, problems, and debates in the history of Buddhist philosophy. Encompasses the broadest treatment of Buddhist philosophy available, covering social and political thought, meditation, ecology and contemporary issues and applications. Each section contains overviews and cutting-edge scholarship that expands readers understanding of the breadth and diversity of Buddhist thought Broad coverage of topics allows flexibility to instructors in creating a syllabus Essays provide valuable alternative philosophical perspectives on topics to those available in Western traditions "-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Buddhist philosophy.
Added Author Emmanuel, Steven M.
ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780470658772 (hardback)
9781118323915 (e-book)
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