|Author||Lopez, Donald S., 1952-|
|Pub. Location||Honolulu||Publisher||University of Hawaii Press|
|Date||1988||Phys. Desc.||viii, 298 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Location||Director's Office||Call Number||BQ4175.B83 1988|
|Buddhist hermeneutics / edited by Donald S. Lopez, Jr.|
Essays originally presented at a conference held at the Kuroda Institute for the Study of Buddhism and Human Values in Los Angeles in the spring of 1984.
Includes bibliographies and index.
Contents: Assessment of textual interpretation in Buddhism / Étienne Lamotte -- The gradual path as a hermeneutical approach to Dhamma / George D. Bond -- On the interpretation of the Mahāyāna Sūtras / Donald S. Lopez, Jr. -- Killing, lying, stealing, and adultery: a problem of interpretation in the Tantras / Michael M. Broido -- Vajra hermeneutics / Robert A.F. Thurman -- Mi-pham's theory of interpretation / Matthew Kapstein -- Hermeneutical phases in Chinese Buddhism / David W. Chappell -- What happened to the "perfect teaching"?: another look at Hua-yen Buddhist hermeneutics / Peter N. Gregory -- Ch’an hermeneutics: a Korean view / Robert E. Buswell, Jr. -- Truth words: the basis of Kūkai's theory of interpretation / Thomas P. Kasulis -- Shinran's proofs of true Buddhism / Roger Tashi Corless.