Early Buddhist Metaphysics: The Making of a Philosophical Tradition

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Early Buddhist Metaphysics provides a philosophical account of the major doctrinal shift in the history of early Theravada tradition in India: the transition from the earliest stratum of Buddhist thought to the systematic and allegedly scholastic philosophy of the Pali Abhidhamma movement. Entwining comparative philosophy and Buddhology, the author probes the Abhidhamma's metaphysical transition in terms of the Aristotelian tradition and vis-a-vis modern philosophy, exploits Western philosophical literature from Plato to ...

Early Buddhist Metaphysics: The Making of a Philosophical Tradition 2010, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415600019

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Early Buddhist Metaphysics: The Making of a Philosophical Tradition 2005, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415345194

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