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An introduction to Buddhist philosophy

Stephen J. Laumakis

An introduction to Buddhist philosophy

by Stephen J. Laumakis

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Buddhist -- Textbooks

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen J. Laumakis.
    GenreTextbooks.
    SeriesCambridge introductions to philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB162 .L35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 283 p. ;
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21097339M
    ISBN 109780521854139, 9780521670081
    LC Control Number2008273663

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    commentaries, and traditions prevailing in Buddhist countries, especially in Ceylon. The first part of the book deals with the Life of the Buddha, thc second with the Dhamma, the Pāli term for His Doctrine. * The Buddha-Dhamma is a moral and philosophical system which .   Buy An Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy (Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy) by Laumakis, Stephen J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3).

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