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The Buddhist Way of Life

Its Philosophy and History

By F Harold Smith

Routledge – 2008 – 192 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

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    978-0-415-46147-4
    February 12th 2008

Description

Originally published in 1951.

This study of Buddhism deals with the early tradition, followed by a brief consideration of its historicity and the form the religion takes in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. The main line of development in India, China and Japan is then discussed. Focussing on essential Buddhism in both its chief schools, the Lesser and Greater Vehicle, the influence of philosophy on sect and of both on the practical affairs of history are examined.

Contents

Section 1: Early Sources

Section 2: The Tradition

Section 3: Interpretation

Section 4: Early Differences

Section 5: World Religion

Section 6:Concluding Thoughts

Name: The Buddhist Way of Life: Its Philosophy and History (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By F Harold Smith. Originally published in 1951. This study of Buddhism deals with the early tradition, followed by a brief consideration of its historicity and the form the religion takes in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. The main line of development in India, China...
Categories: General Reference, Buddhism, World Religions, Indian Philosophy