Empty words : Buddhist philosophy and cross-cultural interpretation

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0195145518 
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9780195145519 
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Publication Year
2002 
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Mādhyamika (Buddhism); Yogācāra (Buddhism); Buddhist philosophy. 
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xi, 306 pages ; 25 cm; pt. I. Madhyamaka -- 1. Epoche and Sunyata: Scepticism East and West -- 2. Dependent Arising and the Emptiness of Emptiness: Why Did Nagarjuna Start with Causation? -- 3. Emptiness and Positionlessness: Do the Madhyamika Relinquish All Views? -- 4. Nagarjuna's Theory of Causality: Implications Sacred and Profane -- 5. Nagarjuna and the Limits of Thought / Graham Priest -- pt. II. Yogacara -- 6. Three Natures and Three Naturelessnesses: Comments Concerning Cittamatra Conceptual Categories -- 7. Vasubandhu's Treatise on the Three Natures: A Translation and Commentary -- 8. Western Idealism through Indian Eyes: A Cittamatra Reading of Berkeley, Kant, and Schopenhauer -- 9. Sounds of Silence: Ineffability and the Limits of Language in Madhyamaka and Yogacara -- pt. III. Ethics and Hermeneutics -- 10. Human Rights and Compassion: Toward a Unified Moral Framework -- 11. Buddhism and Democracy -- 12. The "Satya" in Satyagraha: Samdhong Rinpoche's Approach to Nonviolence -- 13. Temporality and Alterity -- Dimensions of Hermeneutic Distance -- 14. Philosophy, Religions, and the Hermeneutic Imperative.; 
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