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Gombrich, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1937-
What the Buddha thought / Richard Gombrich
London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox Pub., c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BQ915 .G66 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Gautama Buddha -- Teachings
Physical Description xv, 239 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-232) and index
Contents More about karma, and its social context -- The antecedents of the karma doctrine in Brahminism -- Jain antecedents -- What did the Buddha mean by "no soul"? -- The Buddha's positive values: love and compassion -- Assessing the evidence -- Everything is burning: the centrality of fire in the Bddha's thought -- Causation and non-random process -- Cognition; language; nirvana -- The Buddha's pragmatism and intellectual style -- The Buddha as satirist; brahmin terms as social metaphors -- Is this book to be believed?
Series Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies monographs

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