Reviews

Author: 
Ulrich Timme Kragh
Reviewer: 
David V. Fiordalis

Fiordalis on Kragh, 'Early Buddhist theories of action and result: a study of Karmaphalasambandha Candrakirti's Prasannapada, verses 17.1-20'

Ulrich Timme Kragh. Early Buddhist theories of action and result: a study of Karmaphalasambandha Candrakirti's Prasannapada, verses 17.1-20. Wien: Arbeitskreis für tibetische und buddhistische Studien, Universität Wien, 2006. 422 pp. ISBN 978-3-902501-03-5.

Reviewed by David V. Fiordalis (Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan) Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2008)

The Efficacy of Action: Buddhist Theories, Buddhist Critiques

Author: 
Stephen F. Teiser
Reviewer: 
Tianshu Zhu

Zhu on Teiser, 'Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in Medieval Buddhist Temples'

Stephen F. Teiser. Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in Medieval Buddhist Temples. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2007. xv + 319 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98649-4.

Reviewed by Tianshu Zhu (Sociology Department, University of Macau) Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2008)

Author: 
James Duerlinger
Reviewer: 
Richard P. Hayes

Hayes on Duerlinger, 'Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self''

James Duerlinger. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self'. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. xii + 308 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-40611-6.

Reviewed by Richard P. Hayes (University of New Mexico) Published on H-Buddhism (February, 2008)

Buddhist Controversies on the Nature of Self: A Guide

Author: 
James Duerlinger
Reviewer: 
Richard P. Hayes

Hayes on Duerlinger, 'Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self''

James Duerlinger. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self'. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. xii + 308 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-40611-6.

Reviewed by Richard P. Hayes (University of New Mexico) Published on H-Buddhism (February, 2008)

Buddhist Controversies on the Nature of Self: A Guide

Author: 
Youru Wang, ed.
Reviewer: 
Joseph S. O'Leary

O'Leary on Wang, 'Deconstruction and the Ethical in Asian Religion and Philosophy'

Youru Wang, ed. Deconstruction and the Ethical in Asian Religion and Philosophy. London: Routledge, 2007. xiv + 252 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-77016-3.

Reviewed by Joseph S. O'Leary (Sophia University) Published on H-Buddhism (February, 2008)

Author: 
John Marston, Elizabeth Guthrie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Erik Davis

Davis on Marston and Guthrie, 'History, Buddhism, and New Religious Movements in Cambodia'

John Marston, Elizabeth Guthrie, eds. History, Buddhism, and New Religious Movements in Cambodia. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004. 272 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2868-4; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2666-6.

Reviewed by Erik Davis (Religious Studies Department, Macalester College) Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2007)

Author: 
rJe Tsong khapa
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Gold

Gold on khapa, 'Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika'

rJe Tsong khapa. Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika. Garfield. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. xxiv + 603 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-514733-9.

Reviewed by Jonathan Gold (Department of Religious Studies, Drew University) Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2007)

Tsong khapa Today, mutatis mutandis

Author: 
John R. McRae
Reviewer: 
Peter D. Hershock

Hershock on McRae, 'Seeing through Zen: Encounter, Transformation, and Genealogy in Chinese Chan Buddhism'

John R. McRae. Seeing through Zen: Encounter, Transformation, and Genealogy in Chinese Chan Buddhism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. xx + 204 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-23797-1; ISBN 978-0-520-23798-8.

Reviewed by Peter D. Hershock (East-West Center) Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2007)

Defining Chinese Chan Buddhism

Author: 
Tao Jiang
Reviewer: 
James Behuniak

Behuniak on Jiang, 'Contexts And Dialogue: Yogācāra Buddhism And Modern Psychology on the Subliminal Mind (Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Monographs)'

Tao Jiang. Contexts And Dialogue: Yogācāra Buddhism And Modern Psychology on the Subliminal Mind (Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Monographs). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2006. xi + 198 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-3106-6.

Reviewed by James Behuniak (Department of Philosophy, Colby College) Published on H-Buddhism (August, 2007)

In the forty years since the Society for Asian and Comparative

Author: 
Mark Siderits
Reviewer: 
David Burton

Burton on Siderits, 'Personal Identity and Buddhist Philosophy: Empty Persons'

Mark Siderits. Personal Identity and Buddhist Philosophy: Empty Persons. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2003. xvii + 231 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-3473-7.

Reviewed by David Burton (Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University) Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2007)

Author: 
Stephen Grover Covell
Reviewer: 
Richard Jaffe

Jaffe on Covell, 'Japanese Temple Buddhism: Worldliness in a Religion of Renunciation'

Stephen Grover Covell. Japanese Temple Buddhism: Worldliness in a Religion of Renunciation. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2005. 256 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2967-4.

Reviewed by Richard Jaffe (Department of Religion, Duke University) Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2007)

Author: 
James Duerlinger
Reviewer: 
Mark Siderits

Siderits on Duerlinger, 'Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self''

James Duerlinger. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons: Vasubandhu's 'Refutation of the Theory of a Self'. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. xii + 308 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-40611-6.

Reviewed by Mark Siderits (Illinois State University) Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2007)

Author: 
Dan Arnold
Reviewer: 
David Eckel

Eckel on Arnold, 'Buddhists, Brahmins, and Belief: Epistemology in South Asian Religion'

Dan Arnold. Buddhists, Brahmins, and Belief: Epistemology in South Asian Religion. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. 318 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13280-0.

Reviewed by David Eckel (Boston University) Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2007)

Author: 
Jacquelynn Baas
Reviewer: 
Gail F. Chin

Chin on Baas, 'Smile of the Buddha: Eastern Philosophy and Western Art from Monet to Today'

Jacquelynn Baas. Smile of the Buddha: Eastern Philosophy and Western Art from Monet to Today. F. Thurman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. xvi + 294 pp. $45 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24208-1.

Reviewed by Gail F. Chin (Department of Visual Arts, University of Regina) Published on H-Buddhism (February, 2007)

What is a Buddhist Artist?

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