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Early Buddhism: A New Approach
The I of the Beholder

ISBN 9780700713578
Published May 16, 2000 by Routledge
233 Pages

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Book Description

New interpretations of the central teachings of early Buddhism, mainly the relationship between identity and perception in early Buddhism.

Table of Contents

Introduction Sources, Methods and Caveats; Chapter 1 Setting the Scene: We have no self but we are comprised of five aggregates; Chapter 2 The Indian Context; Chapter 3 The Focus on Experience; Chapter 4 The World of Experience; Chapter 5 The Experience of Subjectivity and Objectivity; Chapter 6 The Structure of Experience; Chapter 7 The Limits of Experience; Chapter 8 World of Metaphor: Continuity, Death and Ethics; On What is a human being?;

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Sue Hamilton


'A stimulating and challenging discussion of certain aspects of Buddhism. - The Middle Way

'This book contributes significantly to the on-going project of disentangling the teachings of Pali Buddhism.' - Journal of Religious History