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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 25 new and published books in the subject of Philosophy of Buddhism — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Mindfulness in Sexual and Relationship Therapy

    Edited by Lori A Brotto, Meg Barker

    Mindfulness represents the most significant shift in the world of counselling and psychotherapy within the last decade. Mindful approaches have been hailed as the 'third wave' of cognitive behavioural-therapy and mindfulness has been recommended – and found to be effective at treating – a wide...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Buddha and His Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. Barthélemy Saint-Hilaire

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1914, this is a fascinating investigation of the origins of Buddhism, drawing on a wealth of evidence relating to the life and teachings of the Buddha. First considering how the study of the Buddhist doctrine can be used to critique religious systems such as Christianity,...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Imaging Wisdom

    Seeing and Knowing in the Art of Indian Buddhism

    By Jacob N Kinnard

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book contributes to the history of religions and Buddhist studies fields by focussing on what is a far too frequently ignored aspect of religious experience: visual images....

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Exploring Buddhism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christmas Humphreys

    The Buddhist field of knowledge is now so vast that few can master all of it, and the study and application of its principles must be a matter of choice. One may choose the magnificent moral philosophy of Theravada, the oldest school, or the Zen training of Japan; or special themes such as the...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Mindfulness

    Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications

    Edited by J. Mark G. Williams, Jon Kabat-Zinn

    Mindfulness-based approaches to medicine, psychology, neuroscience, healthcare, education, business leadership, and other major societal institutions have become increasingly common. New paradigms are emerging from a confluence of two powerful and potentially synergistic epistemologies: one arising...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Buddha and Religious Diversity

    By J. Abraham Velez de Cea

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Providing a rigorous analysis of Buddhist ways of understanding religious diversity, this book develops a new foundation for cross-cultural understanding of religious diversity in our time. Examining the complexity and uniqueness of Buddha’s approach to religious pluralism using four main...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism

    Candrakirti on the Selflessness of Persons

    By James Duerlinger

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Since the Buddha did not fully explain the theory of persons that underlies his teaching, in later centuries a number of different interpretations were developed. This book presents the interpretation by the celebrated Indian Buddhist philosopher, Candrakirti (ca. 570–650 C.E.). Candrakirti’s...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Notion of Ditthi in Theravada Buddhism

    The Point of View

    By Paul Fuller

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The notion of 'view' or 'opinion' (ditthi) as an obstacle to 'seeing things as they are' is a central concept in Buddhist thought. This book considers the two ways in which the notion of views are usually understood. Are we to understand right-view as a correction of wrong-views (the opposition...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Metaphor and Literalism in Buddhism

    The Doctrinal History of Nirvana

    By Soonil Hwang

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism - Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

    Soonil Hwang studies the doctrinal development of nirvana in the Pali Nikaaya and subsequent tradition and compares it with the Chinese aagama and its traditional interpretation. He clarifies early doctrinal developments of Nirvana and traces the word and related terms back to their original...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia

    Edited by Vladimir Tikhonov, Torkel Brekke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Metaphysics and Transcendence
    By Arthur Gibson
    To Be Published August 14th 2014

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