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Knowledge and Liberation: Philosophical Ruminations on a Buddhist Conundrum
Published 1 January 2002
Philosophy East and West
The fundamentalspiritualprobl em that Buddhism identifies and that it intends to solve is the problem of suffering (duhkha). 3 Buddhism is concerned with the eradi- cation of suffering by means of… Expand 11 Citations Filters Sort by Relevance Sort by Most Influenced Papers Sort by Citation Count Sort by Recency
This paper examines a Buddhist contribution to promoting the principle of non-violence and culture of peace. The opposition to violence has been one of the cardinal principles of Buddhism, which is…
The aim of this research is to expand the framework of contemporary conflict resolution by constructing a complementary relationship between Western epistemologies and a Buddhist epistemology.…
The main aim of Buddhism is to examine how human mind becomes a root cause of suffering and how it can be addressed. This paper explores how this analysis of the human mind develops inner peace. The…
While addressing global problems including conflict and violence is a common human agenda, they are human-caused: They are created and sustained through our thoughts. Though external causes and…
When it comes to interpreting the Madhyamaka doctrine of emptiness (śūnyatā), we presently find ourselves with an embarrassment of riches. As concerns the meaning of this doctrine (as it is found in…
Through its history, Buddhism has deepened its analysis of the psychological dynamics of suffering including conflict and its resolution. This paper explores how this analysis of human mind…
Understanding one of the several factors that contribute to the addict's motivation for treatment may be helpful for tailoring treatment that addresses suffering as a factor that initiates treatment motivation and, in turn, treatment success.
The doctrine of emptiness (śūnyavāda) is of significant soteriological importance for the Madhyamaka Buddhism. Therefore it is a reasonable prima facie demand that interpretations of emptiness must…
There have been many attempts to ascertain the predictors of wellbeing. The goal of this thesis is not to evaluate individual theories but to challenge the assumptions that underlie them. …
Myanmar’s transition towards a limited form of constitutional democracy is taking place in the absence of national measures to deal with the legacy of massive human rights abuses: without criminal…
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Preface and Acknowledgements List of abbreviations Textual chronology General introduction: Buddhism and civilisation history I - structures and processes: Part I. Nirvana In and Out of Time:…
In this book the author considers data from both early and later schools of Buddhism in an attempt to provide an overall characterization of the structure of Buddhist ethics. The importance of ethics…
List of Illustrations Abbreviations General Introduction Shakespeare's Text Chronology and Sources Opening Pages of the First Folio Comedies The Comedy of Errors The Taming of the Shrew The Two…
This book discusses Buddhist Psychology and the West: An Encounter between Theraputic Systems and Buddhist Contextualism, and discusses motivation and emotions, as well as health and Sickness in Buddhist Perspective.
This book is a defence of a form of realism which stands closest to that upheld by the Nyaya-Vaisesika school in classical India.
For textual evidence for, and more discussion of, this debate and the Abhidharma, Yogācāra, and Madhyamaka positions as articulated here Poems of Early Buddhist Monks (Theragāta). Oxford: Pali Text Society SORT BY Relevance Most Influenced Papers Recency
Does Anatman Rationally Entail Altruism? on Bodhicaryavatara 8:101-103
In the eighth chapter of the Bodhicaryavatara, the Buddhist philosopher Santideva has often been interpreted as offering...
The ‘Scent’ of a Self: Buddhism and the First-Person Perspective
Buddhism famously denies the existence of the self. This is usually understood to mean that Buddhism denies the existenc...
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