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A companion to Buddhist philosophy / edited by Steven M. Emmanuel.

Contributor(s): Emmanuel, Steven M., editor of compilation.
Call number: B162 C66 2016 Material type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell companions to philosophy ; 50.Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2016Edition: First edition.Description: xx, 736 pages ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780470658772 (hardback) ; 9781119144663 (paperback)Subject(s): Buddhist philosophyDDC classification: 181/.043
Contents:
Conceptual foundations -- Major schools of Buddhist thought -- Themes in Buddhist philosophy -- Buddhist meditation -- Contemporary issues and applications.
Summary: "A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy is the most comprehensive single volume on the subject available; it offers the very latest scholarship to create a wide-ranging survey of the most important ideas, problems, and debates in the history of Buddhist philosophy. Encompasses the broadest treatment of Buddhist philosophy available, covering social and political thought, meditation, ecology and contemporary issues and applications Each section contains overviews and cutting-edge scholarship that expands readers understanding of the breadth and diversity of Buddhist thought Broad coverage of topics allows flexibility to instructors in creating a syllabus Essays provide valuable alternative philosophical perspectives on topics to those available in Western traditions "-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "Encompasses the broadest treatment of Buddhist philosophy available, covering social and political thought, meditation, ecology and contemporary issues and applications"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Conceptual foundations -- Major schools of Buddhist thought -- Themes in Buddhist philosophy -- Buddhist meditation -- Contemporary issues and applications.

"A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy is the most comprehensive single volume on the subject available; it offers the very latest scholarship to create a wide-ranging survey of the most important ideas, problems, and debates in the history of Buddhist philosophy. Encompasses the broadest treatment of Buddhist philosophy available, covering social and political thought, meditation, ecology and contemporary issues and applications Each section contains overviews and cutting-edge scholarship that expands readers understanding of the breadth and diversity of Buddhist thought Broad coverage of topics allows flexibility to instructors in creating a syllabus Essays provide valuable alternative philosophical perspectives on topics to those available in Western traditions "-- Provided by publisher.

"Encompasses the broadest treatment of Buddhist philosophy available, covering social and political thought, meditation, ecology and contemporary issues and applications"-- Provided by publisher.

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