This book covers four important areas within Buddhist Studies, namely Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue. These are the main areas of Charles Prebish's research, whose academic career and professional achievements is celebrated with this volume. Contributors, well-known international scholars, discuss a broad range of academic disciplines, including philosophy, psychology, history, feminism, and sociology.
The geographical and historical scope of the essays in this collection ranges from ancient India to Modern America, and includes contributions by well-known international scholars. The contributors discuss a variety of academic disciplines including philosophy, psychology, history, feminism, and sociology. Buddhist studies from India to America will be of interest to scholars whose interests embrace either ancient or modern aspects of the Buddhist tradition.
Buddhist Studies from India to America, Damien Keown editor, Routledge, Hardcover, 2006, 291 Pages, $115.00