Books in category Philosophy – Buddhist

  • The Book of Tea

    The Book of Tea
    Kakuzo Okakura

    Hardcover gift edition of the bestselling book that introduced Western audiences to the tea ceremony. It traces the custom from its roots in Taoism to its role as a Zen meditative discipline.

  • Buddha Nature

    Buddha Nature
    Sallie B. King

    This volume presents the first book-length study in English of the concept of Buddha nature as discussed in the Buddha Nature Treatise (Fo Xing Lun), attributed to Vasubandhu and translated into Chinese by Paramartha in the sixth century.

  • The Heart of Buddhist Philosophy

    The Heart of Buddhist Philosophy
    Nolan Pliny Jacobson

    In arriving at the heart of Buddhist philosophy, Nolan Pliny Jacobson attempts to eliminate some of the confusion in the West (and perhaps in the East as well) concerning the Buddhist view of what is concrete and ultimately real in the …

  • Noble Eightfold Path

    Noble Eightfold Path
    Bhikkhu Bodhi

    This book offers a clear, concise account of the Eightfold Path prescribed to uproot and eliminate the deep underlying cause of suffering—ignorance.

  • Encounters of Mind

    Encounters of Mind
    Douglas L. Berger

    Encounters of Mind explores a crucial step in the philosophical journey of Buddhism from India to China, and what influence this step, once taken, had on Chinese thought in a broader scope.

  • Path to the Middle Oral Madhyamika Philosophy in Tibet

    Path to the Middle: Oral Madhyamika Philosophy in Tibet
    Anne Carolyn Klein

    Anne Klein's introduction to his commentary surveys oral genres associated with Tibetan textual study, and the volume concludes with a translation of the text on which Kensur bases his discussion of the "Perfection of Wisdom" chapter in …

  • Logical Criticism of Buddhist Doctrines

    Logical Criticism of Buddhist Doctrines
    Avi Sion

    It collects in one volume the essays that he has written on this subject over a period of some 15 years after the publication of his first book on Buddhism, Buddhist Illogic.

  • The Social Self in Zen and American Pragmatism

    The Social Self in Zen and American Pragmatism
    Steve Odin

    This is the first book on East-West comparative thought to critically analyze the Zen Buddhist model of self in modern Japanese philosophy from the standpoint of American pragmatism.

  • Buddhist Fundamentalism and Minority Identities in Sri Lanka

    Buddhist Fundamentalism and Minority Identities in Sri Lanka
    Tessa J. Bartholomeusz, Chandra R. de Silva

    This examination of Sri Lanka's ethnic and religious minorities links the past with the present through a treatment of Sinhala-Buddhist fundamentalist development in the late nineteenth century and its hegemony in the late twentieth.

  • Buddhist Philosophy of Language in India

    Buddhist Philosophy of Language in India
    Lawrence J. McCrea, Parimal G. Patil

    This volume marks the first English translation of Jnanasrimitra's Monograph on Exclusion, a careful, critical investigation into language, perception, and conceptual awareness.

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