Inquiry into the Origin of Humanity An Annotated Translation of Tsung-Mi's Yuan jen Lun with a Modern Commentary

ISBN-10: 0824817648

ISBN-13: 9780824817640

Edition: 1995

Authors: Peter N. Gregory

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¿A superb book ... one clearly designed for practical use.¿ ¿Buddhist Studies Review 14 (1997) ¿Gregory¿s work serves as a model for future scholars wishing to present translations of key East Asian Buddhist texts to a broader audience.¿ ¿Philosophy East and West 48 (1998) ¿Ein wertvoller Beitrag als vollstSndige ¿bersetzung, als Erkenntnisquelle Yber den chinesischen Buddhismus fYr Interessierte und als Lehrmaterial fYr diejenigen, die ihn lehren mYssen.¿ ¿Monumenta Serica 45 (1997) ¿Peter Gregory¿s is a name that I as a layman (vis-a-vis academia) am always happy to see attached to a text as I feel confident that the work will be of genuine interest and that my understanding will be limited only by my knowledge, rather than by my ability to penetrate a forest of jargon, obscure theorizing and convoluted writing.¿ ¿Buddhism Now, November 1996 ¿Gregory¿s translation is a truly remarkable accomplishment reflecting his superb command of literary Chinese and his thorough familiarity with the relevant scholarly literature on Chinese thought in Western languages.¿ ¿Stanley Weinstein, professor of Buddhist Studies, Yale University
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Publication date: 10/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Figuresp. viii
Prefacep. ix
Abbreviations and Conventionsp. xiii
A Window on Chinese Buddhist Thoughtp. 3
Historical Contextp. 25
A Note on the Translationp. 38
Running Translationp. 41
Annotated Translation and Commentary
Tsung-mi's Prefacep. 65
Exposing Deluded Attachments: Confucianism and Taoismp. 80
Exposing the Partial and Superficial
Introductionp. 105
The Teaching of Humans and Godsp. 110
The Teaching of the Lesser Vehiclep. 128
The Teaching of the Phenomenal Appearances of the Dharmasp. 148
The Teaching That Refutes Phenomenal Appearancesp. 161
Conclusionp. 176
Directly Revealing the True Source: The Teaching That Reveals the Naturep. 177
Reconciling Root and Branch: The Process of Phenomenal Evolutionp. 189
Glossary of Names, Terms, and Textsp. 207
A Guide to Supplemental Readingsp. 227
Bibliography of Works Citedp. 235
Indexp. 249
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