Indian Buddhist Theories of Person: Vasubandhu's Refutation of the Theory of a Self / Edition 1

Indian Buddhist Theories of Person: Vasubandhu's Refutation of the Theory of a Self / Edition 1

by James Duerlinger, Duerlinger Jame, J. Duerlinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415318351

ISBN-13: 9780415318358

Pub. Date: 07/23/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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 of Indian Buddhist theories of persons. Special features of the…  See more details below

Overview

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 of Indian Buddhist theories of persons. Special features of the introduction and commentary are their extensive explanations of the arguments for the theories of persons of Vasubandhu and the Pudgalavâdines, the Buddhist philosophers whose theory is the central target of Vasubandhu's refutation of the theory of a self.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415318358
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/23/2003
Series:
Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I - Introduction to the Translation Part II - Translation of Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self' Part III - Commentaries

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