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The Resource Self, reality and reason in Tibetan philosophy : Tsongkhapa's quest for the Middle Way, Thupten Jinpa

Self, reality and reason in Tibetan philosophy : Tsongkhapa's quest for the Middle Way, Thupten Jinpa

Label
Self, reality and reason in Tibetan philosophy : Tsongkhapa's quest for the Middle Way
Title
Self, reality and reason in Tibetan philosophy
Title remainder
Tsongkhapa's quest for the Middle Way
Statement of responsibility
Thupten Jinpa
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The work explores the historical and intellectual context of Tsongkhapa's philosophy and addresses the critical issues related to questions of development and originality in Tsongkhapa's thought. It also deals extensively with one of Tsongkhapa's primary concerns, namely his attempts to demonstrate that the Middle Way philosophy's deconstructive analysis does not negate the reality of the everyday world. The study's central focus, however, is the question of the existence and the nature of self. This is explored both in terms of Tsongkhapa's deconstruction of the self and his reconstruction of
Member of
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Thupten Jinpa
Dewey number
181.043
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Curzon critical studies in Buddhism series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tsong-kha-pa Blo-bzang-grags-pa
  • Philosophy, Tibetan
  • Mādhyamika (Buddhism)
  • Self (Philosophy)
Label
Self, reality and reason in Tibetan philosophy : Tsongkhapa's quest for the Middle Way, Thupten Jinpa
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-239) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Technical Note; Bibliographical Abbreviations; List of Charts and Tables; Introduction; 1 Context and Methodological Issues; The historical contexts of Tsongkhapa's thought; Questions of originality and development in Tsongkhapa's Madhyamaka philosophy; Textual sources for an exegesis of Tsongkhapa's Madhyamaka philosophy; Tsongkhapa's qualms about early Tibetan understandings of emptiness; 2 Delineating the Parameters of Madhyamaka Reasoning; Tsongkhapa's reading of the four-cornered argument in Madhyamaka reasoning
  • Distinguishing between the domains of conventional and ultimate discoursesTwo senses of 'ultimate' in the Madhyamaka dialectic; Identifying the object of negation; That which is 'not found' and that which is 'negated'; A logical analysis of the forms of negation; Tsongkhapa's critique of autonomous reasoning; 3 Tsongkhapa's Deconstruction of the Self; Levels of selfhood according to Tsongkhapa; Inadequacies of the Buddhist reductionist theory of no-self; The Madhyamaka seven-point analysis of self: A brief outline; An analysis of the concept of intrinsic existence
  • No-self as the emptiness of intrinsic existence4 Personal Identity, Continuity, and the I-consciousness; Personal identity and dependent origination; The nature of the I-consciousness; Individuality, continuity, and rebirth; The analogy of the chariot; 5 No-Self, Truth, and the Middle Way; To exist is to exist in the conventional sense; Everyday reality as fiction-like; Beyond absolutism, nihilism, and relativism; No-self, reason, and soteriology; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Wylie Transliteration of Tibetan Names; Index
Control code
ocn826652810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 248 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415406055
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826652810
Label
Self, reality and reason in Tibetan philosophy : Tsongkhapa's quest for the Middle Way, Thupten Jinpa
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-239) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Technical Note; Bibliographical Abbreviations; List of Charts and Tables; Introduction; 1 Context and Methodological Issues; The historical contexts of Tsongkhapa's thought; Questions of originality and development in Tsongkhapa's Madhyamaka philosophy; Textual sources for an exegesis of Tsongkhapa's Madhyamaka philosophy; Tsongkhapa's qualms about early Tibetan understandings of emptiness; 2 Delineating the Parameters of Madhyamaka Reasoning; Tsongkhapa's reading of the four-cornered argument in Madhyamaka reasoning
  • Distinguishing between the domains of conventional and ultimate discoursesTwo senses of 'ultimate' in the Madhyamaka dialectic; Identifying the object of negation; That which is 'not found' and that which is 'negated'; A logical analysis of the forms of negation; Tsongkhapa's critique of autonomous reasoning; 3 Tsongkhapa's Deconstruction of the Self; Levels of selfhood according to Tsongkhapa; Inadequacies of the Buddhist reductionist theory of no-self; The Madhyamaka seven-point analysis of self: A brief outline; An analysis of the concept of intrinsic existence
  • No-self as the emptiness of intrinsic existence4 Personal Identity, Continuity, and the I-consciousness; Personal identity and dependent origination; The nature of the I-consciousness; Individuality, continuity, and rebirth; The analogy of the chariot; 5 No-Self, Truth, and the Middle Way; To exist is to exist in the conventional sense; Everyday reality as fiction-like; Beyond absolutism, nihilism, and relativism; No-self, reason, and soteriology; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Wylie Transliteration of Tibetan Names; Index
Control code
ocn826652810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 248 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415406055
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826652810

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