The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way

The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way : Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika

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BLA new translation from the Tibetan, with a verse-by-verse philosophical commentary in English

Mulamadhyamakakarika is the foundational text for all Mahayana Buddhism and is one of the most influential works in the history of Indian philosophy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 135 x 203 x 20mm | 298g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195093364
  • 9780195093360
  • 68,378

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A brilliant translation and commentary on the Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna. Garfield's work is a major contribution that will be of benefit to students and scholars of philosophy interested in Buddhist thought. * Transcendent Philosophy *
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About Nagarjuna

Jay L. Garfield is Professor of Philosophy at Smith College and Director of the Hampshire in India Program (an exchange program with the Tibetan universities in exile) at Hampshire College. He is the author of Belief in Psychology, Cognitive Science: An Introduction, and Western Idealism and Its Critics: A Textbook For Use in Tibetan Monastic Universities.
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