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Published: 10 October 2013

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199331031

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The Forerunner of All Things

Buddhaghosa on Mind, Intention, and Agency

Maria Heim

  • The first book-length systematic treatment of Buddhaghosa's ethical thought
  • An ambitious treatment of the entire Pali canonical material and the commentarial tradition on it, developing new models for reading the main genres of this intellectual tradition
  • Attends to distinctively Buddhist ways of systematizing and theorizing their own moral categories.

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