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By Jay L. Garfield

This quantity collects Jay Garfield's essays on Madhyamaka, Yog-ac-ara, Buddhist ethics and cross-cultural hermeneutics. the 1st half addresses Madhyamaka, supplementing Garfield's translation of Fundamental knowledge of the center Way (OUP, 1995), a foundational philosophical textual content by way of the Buddhist saint Nagarjuna. Garfield then considers the paintings of philosophical competitors, and sheds very important gentle at the relation of Nagarjuna's perspectives to different Buddhist and non-Buddhist philosophical positions.

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