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Speaking for Buddhas: Scriptural Commentary in Indian Buddhism

By: Richard F. Nance

Price: $33.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202087

ISBN: 9789381406304

Condition: New


About the Book Buddhist intellectual discourse owes its development to a dynamic interplay between primary source materials and subsequent interpretation, yet scholarship on Indian Buddhism has long neglected to privilege one crucial series of texts. Commentaries on Buddhist scriptures, particularly the sutras, offer rich insights into the complex relationship between Buddhist intellectual practices and the norms that inform—and are informed by—them. Evaluating these commentaries in detail for the first time, Richard F. Nance revisits—and rewrites & the critical history of Buddhist thoug... View more info