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

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415318358
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/23/2003
  • Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

James Duerlinger has taught in the Philosophy Department at the University of Iowa since 1971. He has published on topics in Greek philosophy, philosophy of religion, and Buddhist philosophy, which are also his current teaching and research interests.

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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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