Earliest Buddhism and Madhyamaka. Panels of the VIIth World Sanskrit Conference, Kern Institute, Leiden: August 23-29, 1987. Vol. II.

Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. vi + 114pp. Original green cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper board; blind rules to upper board; index. Papers presented to the VIIth World Sanskrit Conference held in Leiden at the Kern Institute in August 1987. Contents: Part I: Earliest Buddhism; L. Schmithausen, Preface; Richard Gombrich, Recovering the Buddha's message; K.R. Norman, Aspects of early Buddhism; Tilmann Vetter, Some remarks on older parts of the Suttanipata; Part ll: Madhyamaka: D. Seyfort Ruegg, Editor's note; J.W. de Jong, Buddhism and the equality of the four castes; D. Seyfort Ruegg, On the authorship of some works ascribed to Bhavaviveka/Bhavya; Ernst Steinkellner, Is Dharmakirti a Madhyamika?; Claus Oetke, On some non-formal aspects of the proofs of the Madhyamakakarikas; Contributors; Index. Appears unused, thus a tight and bright Fine copy. No dust jacket issued. Item #17904
ISBN: 9004092463

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