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Heart of Buddhist Philosophy

Heart of Buddhist Philosophy

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Nolan Pliny Jacobson


Paperback (Other formats: E-book)
208 pages, 6 x 9


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In arriving at the heart of Buddhist philosophy, Nolan Pliny Jacobson attempts to eliminate some of the confusion in the West (and perhaps in the East as well) concerning the Buddhist view of what is concrete and ultimately real in the world.

            Jacobson presents Nāgārjuna, the Plato of the Buddhist tradition, as the major exemplar of the Buddhist expression of life. In his comparison of Buddhism and Western theology, Jacobson demonstrates that some efforts in Western religious thought approach the Buddhist empirical stance.



Nolan Pliny Jacobson is the author of Understanding Buddhism, Buddhism: The Religion of Analysis, and Buddhism and the Contemporary World: Change and Self-Correction.