A Short History Revised edition
By (author) Edward Conze
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Buddhism by Edward Conze
Book DescriptionIn this authoritative guide, one of the world's most distinguished scholars of Buddhism provides a compact summary of the tradition's development, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai Lama. With skill, sympathy, and insight, Conze traces 2,500 years of Buddhist history, providing a lively explanation of the origins of Buddhism and its most basic doctrines. Covering all the Buddhist schools from Mahayana to Zen, this comprehensive, concise study is widely acknowledged as the classic introduction to the history of the Buddhist tradition, perfect for students and interested readers alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851685684
(198mm x 129mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Oneworld Publications
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publish Date: 22-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Edward Conze
Buddhist Meditation, Hardback (February 2008)
As an intensely practical religion, Buddhism has concentrated on devising a great number of meditations. This book deals with the meaning of Buddhist meditation, and the relation of its methods and presuppositions to psychology.
Buddhist Thought in India, Hardback (February 2008)
Originally published in 1962, this book discusses and interprets the main themes of Buddhist thought in India.
Buddhism, Paperback (September 2003)
Based on a series of Oxford lectures delivered by a well-known Buddhist scholar, this volume covers the entire range of Buddhist thought. It introduces Buddhism as both religion and philosophy, discusses its common ground with other world faiths, and defines old and new schools of thought.
Buddhist Wisdom, Paperback (December 2001)» View all books by Edward Conze
Presents a definitive translation of The Diamond Sutra, one of the fundamental texts of Mahayana Buddhism, and The Heart Sutra, along with extensive commentary on the texts and the principles and practices of Buddhism. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.
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Author Biography - Edward Conze
Edward Conze studied Indian and comparative philosophy at the universities of Bonn and Hamburg. He later lectured in psychology, philosophy, and comparative religion at Oxford, held a number of academic appointments, and served as Vice-President of the Buddhist Society. His many books include Buddhist Texts Through the Ages (Oneworld, Sept 1995, ISBN: 9781851681075).
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