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Nagarjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction

Jan Westerhoff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375213
eISBN:
9780199871360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375213.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book contains a discussion of thought of the 2nd-century Indian Buddhist philosophy Nāgārjuna, the founder of the ‘Middle Way’ (Madhyamaka) school of Buddhist thought. The discussion is based on ... More


The Madman's Middle Way: Reflections on Reality of the Tibetan Monk Gendun Chopel

Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226493169
eISBN:
9780226493220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493220.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Gendun Chopel is considered the most important Tibetan intellectual of the twentieth century. His life spanned the two defining moments in modern Tibetan history: the entry into Lhasa by British ... More


Medieval Symbolic Poetry and Buddhist Discourse

in Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748889
eISBN:
9780804779401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748889.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the treatise, Korai fūteishō, Shunzei views poetry as the mediating link between man and external reality. In modern Japanese scholarship, moto no kokoro has been equated with the concept of ... More


Introduction: The Middle Way

Derek Chollet

in The Middle Way: Three Presidents and the Crisis of American Leadership

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190092887
eISBN:
9780190092917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092887.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the centrist tradition that unites Eisenhower, H. W. Bush, and Obama, revealing a distinct foreign policy lineage forged by presidents who served during inflection points in ... More


Legacy

Derek Chollet

in The Middle Way: Three Presidents and the Crisis of American Leadership

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190092887
eISBN:
9780190092917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092887.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the legacies that Eisenhower, H. W. Bush, and Obama left behind. It traces how perceptions of these presidents changed over time and evaluates how their example of leadership ... More


Redefining the principles of Conservatism

Clarisse Berthezène

in Training minds for the war of ideas: Ashridge College, the Conservative Party and the cultural politics of Britain, 1929-54

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719086496
eISBN:
9781781708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086496.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In 1930, the Conservative historian, Keith Feiling, published a pamphlet entitled What is Conservatism? This is a question, which has troubled historians of political thought and political ... More


Beyond Socialist Autonomy in Tibet

Baogang He

in Governing Taiwan and Tibet: Democratic Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748699711
eISBN:
9781474416139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699711.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 8 examines in detail the current practice of autonomy in China. It first examines current Chinese official practice of autonomy, followed by a discussion of the Dalai Lama’s proposal on the ... More


A Trilogy of Ngawang Palden and Shedrub Tendar

ErdeneBaatar Erdene-Ochir

in Sources of Mongolian Buddhism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190900694
eISBN:
9780190900724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900694.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

“A Trilogy of Ngawang Palden and Shedrub Tendar” consists of three works composed by two Khalkha Mongolian Buddhist scholars, Ngawang Palden (1797–1864) and Shedrub Tendar (1835–1915). The trilogy ... More


Controversial Fictions

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0039
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's decision to write controversial fictions at a time when his career was blossoming even further. Bradbury's 1951 trip to New York almost immediately began to ... More


The Madhyamaka

José Ignacio Cabezón

in The Buddha's Doctrine and the Nine Vehicles: Rog Bande Sherab's Lamp of the Teachings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199958603
eISBN:
9780199980819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958603.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Madhayamaka or Middle Way School is the subject of chapter 12. As in the other chapters of Part II, Rogben is concerned with the views of the Madhyamaka school in general, as well as with the ... More


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