A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy is the most comprehensive single volume on the subject available; it offers the very latest scholarship to create a wide-ranging survey of the most important ideas, problems, and debates in the history of Buddhist philosophy.
- Encompasses the broadest treatment of Buddhist philosophy available, covering social and political thought, meditation, ecology and contemporary issues and applications
- Each section contains overviews and cutting-edge scholarship that expands readers understanding of the breadth and diversity of Buddhist thought
- Broad coverage of topics allows flexibility to instructors in creating a syllabus
- Essays provide valuable alternative philosophical perspectives on topics to those available in Western traditions
Wiley; January 2013
- ISBN: 9781118323915
- Edition: 1
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- Title: A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy
Series: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
- Author: Steven M. Emmanuel (ed.)
About The Author
Steven M. Emmanuel is Professor of Philosophy at Virginia Wesleyan College, USA. He is the author of Kierkegaard and the Logic of Revelation (1996) and editor of two previous volumes with Blackwell: The Guide to the Modern Philosophers: From Descartes to Nietzsche (2001) and Modern Philosophy: An Anthology (2002). In 2008, he produced and directed an award-winning documentary film entitled Making Peace with Viet Nam.