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The golden age of Indian Buddhist philosophy

Author: Jan Westerhoff
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Oxford history of philosophy.
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"Jan Westerhoff unfolds the story of one of the richest episodes in the history of Indian thought, the development of Buddhist philosophy in the first millennium CE. He starts from the composition of the Abhidharma works before the beginning of the common era and continues up to the time of Dharmakirti in the sixth century. This period was characterized by the development of a variety of philosophical schools and  Read more...
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Westerhoff, Jan.
Golden age of Indian Buddhist philosophy.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1037096118
Named Person: Dharmakīrti, 7. Jh.; Dignāga
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Westerhoff
ISBN: 9780198732662 019873266X
OCLC Number: 1019659911
Description: xxii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Abhidharma --
Madhyamaka --
Yogācāra --
The school of Diṅnāga and Dharmakīrti --
Concluding remarks.
Series Title: Oxford history of philosophy.
Responsibility: Jan Westerhoff.

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