Reviews

Author: 
John D. Dunne
Reviewer: 
Christian Coseru

Coseru on Dunne, 'Foundations of Dharmakīrti's Philosophy'

John D. Dunne. Foundations of Dharmakīrti's Philosophy. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2004. xx + 467 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86171-184-0.

Reviewed by Christian Coseru (Department of Philosophy, College of Charleston) Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2010)

A "Restricted" Interpretation of Dharmakīrti's Philosophy

Author: 
Charles Goodman
Reviewer: 
Karin Meyers

Meyers on Goodman, 'Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics'

Charles Goodman. Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. viii + 264 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-537519-0.

Reviewed by Karin Meyers (University of Chicago) Published on H-Buddhism (April, 2010) Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

Virtues as Consequences

Author: 
Mark Unno
Reviewer: 
James L. Ford

Ford on Unno, 'Shingon Refractions: Myoe and the Mantra of Light'

Mark Unno. Shingon Refractions: Myoe and the Mantra of Light. Somerville: Wisdom Publications, 2004. 320 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86171-390-5.

Reviewed by James L. Ford Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2010) Commissioned by Gereon Kopf

Myōe and the Mantra of Light

Author: 
Esperanza U. Ramirez-Christensen
Reviewer: 
Victor J. Forte

Forte on Ramirez-Christensen, 'Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics'

Esperanza U. Ramirez-Christensen. Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008. x + 208 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4888-9.

Reviewed by Victor J. Forte (Albright College) Published on H-Buddhism (February, 2010) Commissioned by Gereon Kopf

Author: 
Parimal G. Patil
Reviewer: 
Stephen Phillips

Phillips on Patil, 'Against a Hindu God: Buddhist Philosophy of Religion in India'

Parimal G. Patil. Against a Hindu God: Buddhist Philosophy of Religion in India. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. xi + 406 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-14222-9.

Reviewed by Stephen Phillips (University of Texas) Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2010) Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

Whose Omniscience?

Author: 
Jonathan C. Gold
Reviewer: 
Dominique Townsend

Townsend on Gold, 'The Dharma's Gatekeepers: Sakya Pandita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet'

Jonathan C. Gold. The Dharma's Gatekeepers: Sakya Pandita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet. Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. 279 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-7165-4; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-7166-1.

Reviewed by Dominique Townsend (Columbia University) Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2010) Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

Author: 
Gordon T. Stewart
Reviewer: 
David Templeman

Templeman on Stewart, 'Journeys to Empire: Enlightenment, Imperialism, and the British Encounter with Tibet, 1774-1904'

Gordon T. Stewart. Journeys to Empire: Enlightenment, Imperialism, and the British Encounter with Tibet, 1774-1904. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiv + 280 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-51502-3; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-73568-1.

Reviewed by David Templeman (Monash University) Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2009) Commissioned by A. Charles Muller

Author: 
Artemus B. Engle
Reviewer: 
Jay L. Garfield

Garfield on Engle, 'The Inner Science of Buddhist Practice: Vasubandhu’s Summary of the Five Heaps with Commentary by Sthiramati'

Artemus B. Engle. The Inner Science of Buddhist Practice: Vasubandhu’s Summary of the Five Heaps with Commentary by Sthiramati. Tsadra Foundation Series. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2009. xiii + 557 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55939-322-5.

Reviewed by Jay L. Garfield (Smith College) Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2009) Commissioned by A. Charles Muller

Inner Science of Buddhist Practice

Author: 
Jan Westerhoff
Reviewer: 
Richard Nance

Nance on Westerhoff, 'Nāgārjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction'

Jan Westerhoff. Nāgārjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-538496-3.

Reviewed by Richard Nance (Indiana University) Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2009) Commissioned by Daniel A. Arnold

Westerhoff's Nāgārjuna

Author: 
Michael Goldberg, dir.
Reviewer: 
Michiko Yusa

Yusa on Michael Goldberg and dir., 'A Zen Life: D. T Suzuki'

Michael Goldberg, dir. A Zen Life: D. T Suzuki. DVD. Toronto: Marty Gross Film Productions, Inc., 2006. 77 mins.

Reviewed by Michiko Yusa (University of Western Washington) Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2009) Commissioned by Gereon Kopf

D. T. Suzuki: Zen in Dialogue

Author: 
Jeffrey L. Broughton
Reviewer: 
Alan Fox

Fox on Broughton, 'Zongmi on Chan'

Jeffrey L. Broughton. Zongmi on Chan. Translations from the Asian Classics Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. xv + 348 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-14392-9.

Reviewed by Alan Fox (University of Delaware) Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2009) Commissioned by Dan Lusthaus

Zongmi's Chan Preface

Author: 
Sung Bae Park
Reviewer: 
Richard McBride

McBride on Park, 'One Korean's Approach to Buddhism: The Mom/Momjit Paradigm'

Sung Bae Park. One Korean's Approach to Buddhism: The Mom/Momjit Paradigm. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009. vii + 152 pp. $59.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-7697-0; $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-7698-7.

Reviewed by Richard McBride (BYU-Hawaii) Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2009) Commissioned by Jin Y. Park

Reflections from a Career of Practice and Thought

Author: 
James A. Benn
Reviewer: 
Ryan Overbey

Overbey on Benn, 'Burning for the Buddha: Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhism'

James A. Benn. Burning for the Buddha: Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhism. Studies in East Asian Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007. 376 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2992-6.

Reviewed by Ryan Overbey (Harvard University) Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2009) Commissioned by Dan Lusthaus

Buddhism and Self-Immolation

Author: 
Morten Schlütter
Reviewer: 
Jinhua Jia

Jia on Schlütter, 'How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China'

Morten Schlütter. How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China. Kuroda Institute Studies in East Asian Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008. x + 289 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3255-1.

Reviewed by Jinhua Jia (University of Macao) Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2009) Commissioned by Dan Lusthaus

Author: 
Donald F. McCallum
Reviewer: 
J. Edward Kidder

Kidder on McCallum, 'The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Archaeology, Architecture, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan'

Donald F. McCallum. The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Archaeology, Architecture, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2009. Illustrations. xvii + 328 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3114-1.

Reviewed by J. Edward Kidder Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2009) Commissioned by A. Charles Muller

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