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Buddhism as philosophy

an introduction

by Mark Siderits

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Pub., Hackett Pub. Co. in Aldershot, Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Buddhist

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMark Siderits.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB162 .S53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17855321M
    ISBN 109780754653684, 9780754653691, 9780872208742, 9780872208735
    LC Control Number2007011455

    Buddhism as Philosophy fills that void. Unlike other texts that serve to introduce Buddhist thought, it is written by a philosopher and it shows how the Buddhist tradition deals with the same sorts of problems that get treated in Western philosophy and employs the same sorts of methods. This book does more than just report what Buddhist. Buddhism beliefs and philosophy, based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha, is a branch of Eastern philosophy. Since the time of its start, Buddhism has had a firm philosophical element. Buddhist philosophy rejects a number of traditional notions like those of .

      Robert Wright is the New York Times bestselling author of The Evolution of God (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), Nonzero, The Moral Animal, Three Scientists and their Gods (a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award), and Why Buddhism Is is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the widely respected and (). From one of America’s most brilliant writers, a New York Times bestselling journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. At the heart of Buddhism is a simple claim: The reason we suffer—and the reason we make other people suffer—is that we don’t see the world ed on:

    Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings By William Edelglass; Jay L. Garfield Oxford University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.   Buddhism for Bears by Claire Nielson, illustrated by Chris Riddell. Bears can be adorable! Buddhism can be fun! Nielson invokes very simple Zen ideas and shows how bears can easily follow them. The book breaks down the philosophy into sections for Wisdom, Self-Control, Techniques, and Truth. Then we get a Buddhist thought like, What is power?


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Buddhism as Philosophy fills that void. Unlike other texts that serve to introduce Buddhist thought, it is written by a philosopher and it shows how the Buddhist tradition deals with the same sorts of problems that get treated in Western philosophy and employs the same sorts of methods.

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