Selfless Persons Imagery And Thought In Theravada Buddhism Pdf
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Perhaps no other classical philosophical tradition, East or West, offers a more complex and counter-intuitive account of mind and mental phenomena than Buddhism. While Buddhists share with other Indian philosophers the view that the domain of the mental encompasses a set of interrelated faculties and processes, they do not associate mental phenomena with the activity of a substantial, independent, and enduring self or agent. Indian Buddhist analyses of the mind span a period of some fifteen centuries, from the earliest discourses of the Buddha ca. Although philosophical accounts of mind emerge only within the Abhidharma scholastic traditions roughly B.
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Waldron Published Philosophy The eastern buddhist. New series. Cet article expose la theorie de l'esprit et de la pensee qui emerge de la philosophie bouddhiste. Save to Library. Create Alert.
Steven Collins, distinguished scholar of Theravada Buddhism and of Pali language and literature, passed away unexpectedly on February 15, in New Zealand, where he had been giving an invited series of lectures and leading seminars. At the time of his death, he was Chester D. Steven Collins was born in London in His studies in Classics and Philosophy at Oxford, however, guided and shaped all of his subsequent scholarship. After receiving his D. Steven Collins is well-known for the many important books and articles that he published. He left at the time of his death a manuscript on the topic of the varieties and civilizational place of wisdom and on Buddhist practices of the self; it is expected that this will be published posthumously.
Mind in Indian Buddhist Philosophy
This book explains the Buddhist doctrine of annatta not-self , which denies the existence of any self, soul, or enduring essence in man. The author relates this doctrine to its cultural and historical context, particularly to its BrahmanMoreThis book explains the Buddhist doctrine of annatta not-self , which denies the existence of any self, soul, or enduring essence in man. The author relates this doctrine to its cultural and historical context, particularly to its Brahman background. He shows how the Theravada Buddhist tradition has constructed a philosophical and psychological account of personal identity on the apparently impossible basis of the denial of self. Although the emphasis of the book is firmly philosophical, Dr. Collins makes use of a number of academic disciplines, particularly those of anthropology, linguistics, sociology, and comparative religion, in an attempt to discover the deep structure of Buddhist culture and imagination, and to make these doctrines comprehensible in terms of the western history of ideas.
Selfless persons: imagery and thought in Theravāda Buddhism. By Steven Collins, pp. ix, Cambridge, etc., Cambridge University Press, £
Mind in Indian Buddhist Philosophy
Most Buddhist traditions and texts reject the premise of a permanent, unchanging atman self, soul. The word means "essence, breath, soul. The Buddha argued that no permanent, unchanging "Self" can be found. Of the early Indian Buddhist schools, only the Pudgalavada -school diverged from this basic teaching. Buddha-nature is a central notion of east-Asian Chinese Mahayana thought.
This anthology undertakes sophisticated literary, anthropological, and art historical analyses of the Vessantara Jataka and its ethics of giving, understanding of attachment and nonattachment, depiction of the trickster, and unique performative qualities. Contributors including anthropologists, textual scholars in religious and Buddhist studies, and art historians unravelthe story's moral and religious character. This collection helps recast Buddhism as a human tradition rich in ethical, political, and aesthetic complexity. Steven Collins is Chester D. The central figure in the Buddhism of Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, and even parts of Nepal is, as this book demonstrates, Prince Vessantara as much as it is the Buddha himself.
Year , Volume , Issue 13, Pages 47 - 72 Zotero Mendeley EndNote. Keywords Buddhism, Comparative Philosophy, ego, empricism, self, soul. References
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