The Buddha's Philosophy
Selections from the Pali Canon and an Introductory Essay
By G F Allen
Routledge – 2008 – 198 pages
This study, originally published in 1959, traces the origin of Buddhism in Brahmanism, and fixes its relationship to Hinduism, describing and stressing the basic importance of Buddhist contemplation. The first half of the book introduces the very heart of Buddhism, while the second part presents the Teaching itself, as handed down in the canonical writings of the ancient East.
Part One: Introduction Buddha and Dhamma
Part Two: The Teaching Dhamma and Discipline