The Forerunner of All Things: Buddhaghosa on Mind, Intention, and Agency

The Forerunner of All Things: Buddhaghosa on Mind, Intention, and Agency

by Maria Heim

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199331048
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/10/2013
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Maria Heim is Associate Professor of Buddhist Studies at Amherst College. Her work focuses on moral psychology, emotions, and agency in South Asian intellectual history.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Introduction
Chapter One: Constructing Experience: Intention in the Suttas
Chapter Two: The Work of Intention: Mental Life in the Abhidhamma
Chapter Three: Culpability and Disciplinary Culture in the Vinaya
Chapter Four: Making Actions Intelligible: Intention and Mind in Stories
Conclusion
Bibliography
Notes
Index

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