By Paul Williams

From a box essentially of curiosity to professional orientalists, the examine of Buddhism has built to include inter alia, theology and spiritual stories, philosophy, cultural experiences, anthropology and comparative reports. there's now better direct entry to Buddhism within the West than ever ahead of, and Buddhist experiences are attracting expanding numbers of students.

This eight-volume set brings jointly seminal papers in Buddhist stories from an unlimited diversity of educational disciplines, released over the past 40 years. With a brand new creation by way of the editor, this assortment is a distinct and unrivalled examine source for either pupil and scholar.

VOLUME IV ABHIDHARMA AND MADHYAMAKA
Acknowledgements
46 The concept of svabhiiva within the considered Candrakirti
WILLIAM L. AMES
17 Buddhapiilita 's exposition of the Miidhyamika
WILLIAM L. AMES
*8 The Patthiina and the advance of the Theraviidin
Abhidhamma
L.S. COUSINS
49 Nibbiina and Abhidhamma
L.S. COUSINS
50 at the threat of a nonexistent item of perceptual
consciousness: Sarviistiviidin and Diir~tiintika theories
COLLETT COX
51 Bhiivaviveka and the early Miidhyamika theories of
language
MALCOLM D. ECKEL
52 The 5 khandhas: their therapy within the Nikiiyas and early
Abhidhamma 143
RUPERT GETHIN
53 Bhavanga and rebirth in keeping with the Abhidhamma
RUPERT GETHIN
54 Proto-Miidhyamika within the Pali canon
LUIS zero. GOMEZ
55 The makes use of of the 4 positions of the catw;koti and the
159
182
problem of the outline of fact in Mahayana Buddhism 213
D. SEYFORT RUEGG
56 The Madhyamaka critique of epistemology - I
MARK SIDERITS
57 The Madhyamaka critique of epistemology- II
MARK SIDERITS
58 at the Abhidharma ontology
PAUL M. WILLIAMS

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P275a-4, D243a-7). (23) ... dan 'das kyis 'khor ba yang ngo bo nyid stong par bstan toll 'di /tar gal te 'khor ba (P, D: ba pa) zhes bya ba dngos po 'ga 'zhig yod par gyur (D; gyur pa) na de Ia thog rna yang yod (P: yod pa)l tha rna yang yod par 'gyur bar the tshom med doll ... de Ita bas na thog rna dang tha rna med par gsungs pas 'khor ba zhes bya ba dngos po 'ga 'yang mi 'thad doll (P238b--6 to 239a-1, D211a-4, 5, 6). (24) de (P: da) /tar gang gi phyir dngos po skye ba rnam pa thams cad du mi 'thad pas (P: pa "i) de 'i phyir skye ba med pas skye bar brjod pa ni tha snyad tsam yin noll (P 182b--2, D 161 b--6, 7).

24) de (P: da) /tar gang gi phyir dngos po skye ba rnam pa thams cad du mi 'thad pas (P: pa "i) de 'i phyir skye ba med pas skye bar brjod pa ni tha snyad tsam yin noll (P 182b--2, D 161 b--6, 7). 44 BUDDHAPALITA'S EXPOSITION OF THE MADHYAMIKA (25) ... skye bar brjod pa ni tha snyad tsam du grub poll (Pl90a-l, Dl68b--2). (26) de 'i phyir de Ita bu 'i rang bzhin shes pa rang rig pa gzhan las (P: Ia) shes pa ma yin pa gang yin pa de ni de kho na 'i mtshan nyid yin par shes par bya 'all (P277b--3, 4; D245b--2, 3).

In the following passage, Buddhapalita puts such an argument into the mouth of a hapless opponent: (53) Objection: ... The appropriator and the appropriation are not said to be identical or different. To begin with, they are not said to be identical because the agent-noun is different [from the noun denoting the action or the object of the action]. Nor are they said to be different, because they are not established separately. Therefore both exist, but they cannot be said to be identical or different.

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