By Mark Siderits,Jan Westerhoff

This quantity brings jointly nineteen of Mark Siderits's most crucial essays on Buddhist philosophy. jointly they hide quite a lot of subject matters, from metaphysics, common sense, philosophy of language, epistemology, and ethics, to the categorical discussions of the interplay among Buddhist and classical Indian philosophy.

Each of the essays is by way of a postscript that Siderits has written particularly for this quantity. The postscripts attach essays of the amount with one another, convey thematic interrelations, and find them relative to the improvement of Siderits's notion. moreover, they supply the chance to convey the dialogue of the essays brand new by way of acquainting the reader with the advance of study within the box because the book of the essays.

Siderits's paintings is predicated on an research of Indian assets of their unique language, however the focal point of the essays is basically systematic, now not old or philological. the assumption of 'fusion philosophy' (a time period coined by means of Siderits) embodies exactly the assumption that via bringing a Western and an jap culture jointly, either can gain by way of studying from one another approximately new methods of tackling outdated philosophical problems.

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