By Mark Siderits,Jan Westerhoff

ISBN-10: 0198754868

ISBN-13: 9780198754862

This quantity brings jointly nineteen of Mark Siderits's most crucial essays on Buddhist philosophy. jointly they hide a variety of themes, from metaphysics, common sense, philosophy of language, epistemology, and ethics, to the categorical discussions of the interplay among Buddhist and classical Indian philosophy.

Each of the essays is by means of a postscript that Siderits has written particularly for this quantity. The postscripts attach essays of the quantity with one another, express thematic interrelations, and find them relative to the improvement of Siderits's suggestion. furthermore, they supply the chance to convey the dialogue of the essays modern through acquainting the reader with the improvement of study within the box because the booklet of the essays.

Siderits's paintings relies on an research of Indian assets of their unique language, however the point of interest of the essays is basically systematic, now not ancient or philological. the belief of 'fusion philosophy' (a time period coined by means of Siderits) embodies exactly the assumption that through bringing a Western and an jap culture jointly, either can profit by means of studying from one another approximately new methods of tackling outdated philosophical problems.

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