Double Exposure: Cutting across Buddhist and Western Discourses

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“Faure’s analysis is agile, complex, and perceptive....Double Exposure is a subtle and challenging reflection on both Buddhist and Western culture and thought and should be read by anyone concerned with their encounter in the contemporary world.”—The Journal of Religion
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Overview


“Faure’s analysis is agile, complex, and perceptive....Double Exposure is a subtle and challenging reflection on both Buddhist and Western culture and thought and should be read by anyone concerned with their encounter in the contemporary world.”—The Journal of Religion
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"Faure's analysis is agile, complex, and perceptive....Double Exposure is a subtle and challenging reflection on both Buddhist and Western culture and thought and should be read by anyone concerned with their encounter in the contemporary world."—The Journal of Religion
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804743488
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2003
  • Series: Cultural Memory in the Present Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Bernard Faure is George Edwin Burnell Professor of Religious Studies at Stanford University. He is the author, most recently, of The Will to Orthodoxy: A Critical Genealogy of Northern Chan Buddhism (Stanford1997).
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Table of Contents

Prologue
1 Do We Know What Buddhism Is? 1
2 Buddhism and Rationalities 18
3 Buddhism and Chinese Thought 49
4 A Hybrid Teaching 64
5 The Major Schools 86
6 "Transcendental" Concepts 101
7 Twofold Truth 125
8 External Thought 142
Epilogue: After All... 173
Pronunciation of Sanskrit, Chinese, and Japanese Sounds 175
Notes 177
Bibliography 183
Index 191
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