Empty Words: Buddhist Philosophy and Cross-Cultural Interpretation

Oxford University Press (2002)
This volume collects Jay Garfield's essays on Madhyamaka, Yogacara, Buddhist ethics and cross-cultural hermeneutics. The first part addresses Madhyamaka, supplementing Garfield's translation of Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way (OUP, 1995), a foundational philosophical text by the Buddhist saint Nagarjuna. Garfield then considers the work of philosophical rivals, and sheds important light on the relation of Nagarjuna's views to other Buddhist and non-Buddhist philosophical positions.
Keywords Mādhyamika (Buddhism  Yogācāra (Buddhism  Philosophy, Buddhist
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Call number BQ7457. G37 2002
ISBN(s) 0195146727   0195145518   9780195146721
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