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  1. The Buddhist Way of Life

    Its Philosophy and History

    By F Harold Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    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...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way

    The Essential Chapters From The Prasannapada of Candrakirti

    By Mervyn Sprung

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    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...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Early Buddhist Theory of Knowledge

    By K N Jayatilleke

    The author of this volume, an accomplished philologist, historian and philosopher, analyzes the relevant earlier and later texts and traces the epistemological foundations of Pali canonical thought from the Vedic period onwards. Originally published in 1963, it sheds new light on later developments...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Buddhist Thought in India

    Three Phases of Buddhist Philosophy

    By Edward Conze

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1962. This book discusses and interprets the main themes of Buddhist thought in India and is divided into three parts: Archaic Buddhism: Tacit assumptions, the problem of "original Buddhism", the three marks and the perverted views, the five cardinal virtues, the...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons

    Vasubandhu's Refutation of the Theory of a Self

    By James Duerlinger

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    In this book, Vasubandhu's classic work Refutation of the Theory of a Self is translated and provided with an introduction and commentary. The translation, the first into a modern Western language from the Sanskrit text, is intended for use by those who wish to begin a careful philosophical study...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Jains

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Dundas

    Series: The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices

    The Indian religion of Jainism, whose central tenet involves non-violence to all creatures, is one of the world's oldest and least-understood faiths. Dundas looks at Jainism in its social and doctrinal context, explaining its history, sects, scriptures and ritual, and describing how the Jains have,...

    Published July 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Indian Logic

    A Reader

    By Dr Jonardon Ganeri

    The articles in this volume are all landmarks in the evolution of modern studies in Indian logic. The book traces the development of modern studies in Indian logic from their beginnings right up to the latest work....

    Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy in Classical India

    An Introduction and Analysis

    By Jonardon Ganeri

    This original work focuses on the rational principles of Indian philosophical theory, rather than the mysticism more usually associated with it. Ganeri explores the philosophical projects of a number of major Indian philosophers and looks into the methods of rational inquiry deployed within these...

    Published February 7th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Eastern Philosophy

    By Ray Billington

    Understanding Eastern Philosophy provides an accessible critical introduction to how some of the key philosophies of the East compare with those in the West. Starting from a discussion of the problems of distinguishing between religions and philosophies, Ray Billington presents a clear picture of...

    Published September 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  10. The Selfless Mind

    Personality, Consciousness and Nirvana in Early Buddhism

    By Peter Harvey

    This careful analysis of early Buddhist thought opens out a perspective in which no permanent Self is accepted, but a rich analysis of changing and potent mental processes is developed. It explores issues relating to the not-Self teaching: self-development, moral responsibility, the between-lives...

    Published September 27th 1995 by Routledge