Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way
The Essential Chapters From The Prasannapada of Candrakirti
Published February 12th 2008 by Routledge – 302 pages
Originally published in 1979.
The Prasannapada is the explanation of the versed aphorisms of Nagarjuna which are the first and basic statement of the Buddhist philosophy of the middle way. When first published, this volume was the first attempt, in any European language, to present all the essentials of this most radical of Buddhist philosophical works. Seventeen of its twenty-seven chapters have been chosen to give an integrated statement of every aspect of its arguments and conclusions.