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Buddhist hermeneutics
AuthorLopez, Donald S., 1952-
Pub. LocationHonoluluPublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press
Date1988Phys. Desc.viii, 298 p. ; 24 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberBQ4175.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.

Subject(s)Hermeneutics--Religious aspects--Buddhism
SeriesStudies in East Asian Buddhism ; 6
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #4595