David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
London ; New Yorkroutledgecurzon (2005)
Early Buddhist Metaphysics provides a philosophical account of the major doctrinal shift in the history of early Theravada tradition in India: the transition from the earliest stratum of Buddhist thought to the systematic and allegedly scholastic philosophy of the Pali Abhidhamma movement. Entwining comparative philosophy and Buddhology, the author probes the Abhidhamma's metaphysical transition in terms of the Aristotelian tradition and vis-à-vis modern philosophy, exploits Western philosophical literature from Plato to contemporary texts in the fields of philosophy of mind and cultural criticism.
|Keywords||Abhidharma Buddhism Psychology Theravāda Buddhism Doctrines Buddhism History|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$29.80 used (85% off) $130.42 new (32% off) $157.89 direct from Amazon (17% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BQ4195.R66 2005|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Giuseppe Ferraro (2013). A Criticism of M. Siderits and J. L. Garfield's 'Semantic Interpretation' of Nāgārjuna's Theory of Two Truths. Journal of Indian Philosophy 41 (2):195-219.
Similar books and articles
E. Steinilber-Oberlin (1938). The Buddhist Sects of Japan, Their History, Philosophical Doctrines and Sanctuaries. London, G. Allen & Unwin, Ltd..
Winston L. King (2001). In the Hope of Nibb⁻Ana: The Ethics of Therav⁻Ada Buddhism. Pariyatti Press.
Chandra B. Varma (1993). Buddhist Phenomenology: A Theravāda Perspective. Eastern Book Linkers.
Blo-Bzaṅ-Chos-Kyi-Ñi-Ma (2009). The Crystal Mirror of Philosophical Systems: A Tibetan Study of Asian Religious Thought. Wisdom Publicatiaons.
Basil J. deSilva (2008). Our Mentality Through the Ages, and Then to Nibbana: The Path of Evolution. Main Distributors, Buddhist Cultural Centre.
N. K. Bhagwat (1929). The Budhistic [Sic] Philosophy of the Theravada School, as Embodied in the Pali Abhidhamma. Patna, Patna University.
Indra Narain Singh (2002). Philosophy of Universal Flux in Theravada Buddhism. Vidyanidhi Prakashan.
Anagarika Brahmacari Govinda (1974). The Psychological Attitude of Early Buddhist Philosophy and its Systematic Representation According to Abhidhamma Tradition. S. Weiser.
Leopold Ratnasekera (2006). The Theravāda Buddhist Understanding of Ethics: A Critical Appraisal of the Eight-Fold Path of Moral Perfection: A Study in Contrast with Thomistic Moral Perspectives. Pontificia Universitas Urbaniana, Facolta Di Filosofia.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads52 ( #58,073 of 1,707,724 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #160,112 of 1,707,724 )
How can I increase my downloads?