Introduction to Buddhism Teachings, History and Practices
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Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)
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In this new edition of the best-selling Introduction to Buddhism, Peter Harvey provides a comprehensive introduction to the development of the Buddhist tradition in both Asia and the West. Extensively revised and fully updated, this new edition draws on recent scholarship in the field, exploring the tensions and continuities between the different forms of Buddhism. Harvey critiques and corrects some common misconceptions and mistranslations, and discusses key concepts that have often been over-simplified and over-generalised. The volume includes detailed references to scriptures and secondary literature, an updated bibliography and a section on web resources. Key terms are given in Pali and…
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 11/22/2012
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall