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Representation

Michael K. Jerryson

in Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793235
eISBN:
9780199897438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793235.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the symbolic power of southern Buddhist monks and its connection to the violence. By its tactical use of Buddhism as a state religion, the Thai government politicizes Buddhist ... More


Foundationalism and the Phenomenology of Perception

Christian Coseru

in Perceiving Reality: Consciousness, Intentionality, and Cognition in Buddhist Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199843381
eISBN:
9780199979851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843381.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter, which draws on a set of interrelated issues in the phenomenology of perception, calls into question the assumption that Buddhist philosophers of the Dignāga-Dharmakīrti tradition pursue ... More


The Onjōji Scroll and the Question of Authorship

Haruko Wakabayashi

in The Seven Tengu Scrolls: Evil and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy in Medieval Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834166
eISBN:
9780824869700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834166.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter addresses the question of the authorship of the Tengu zoshi. Although attributing the scrolls to a specific individual may not be possible, an attempt to identify the author may reveal ... More


Buddhist Nuns and Gendered Practice: In Search of the Female Renunciant

Nirmala S. Salgado

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199760022
eISBN:
9780199345120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760022.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book centers on narratives about female renunciation in Buddhism as well as the construction of gender and renunciant identity in the study of Buddhist nuns. Focusing on research about Buddhist ... More


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