Nonduality

Nonduality

In Buddhism and Beyond

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Simon and Schuster
One of Western Buddhism’s most sophisticated thinkers on one of Buddhism’s most central topics.

The concept of nonduality lies at the very heart of Mahayana Buddhism. In the West, it’s usually associated with various kinds of absolute idealism in the West, or mystical traditions in the East—and as a result, many modern philosophers are poorly informed on the topic. Increasingly, however, nonduality is finding its way into Western philosophical debates. In this “scholarly but leisurely and very readable” (Spectrum Review) analysis of the philosophies of nondualism of (Hindu) Vedanta, Mahayana Buddhism, and Taoism, renowned thinker David R. Loy extracts what he calls “a core doctrine” of nonduality. Loy clarifies this easily misunderstood topic with thorough, subtle, and understandable analysis.

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Previously published as Nonduality by Humanity Books.
 

Publisher: Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, 2019
Copyright Date: ©1988
ISBN: 9781614295242
1614295247
Branch Call Number: 111.82 L956n 2019
Characteristics: xxix, 381 pages ; 23 cm

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