Knowledge and Liberation

By: Anne C. Klein

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Buddhist philosophy is concerned with defining and overcoming the limitations and errors of perception. To do this is essential to Buddhism's purpose of establishing a method for attaining liberation. Conceptual thought in this view can lead to a liberating understanding, a transformative religious experience. The author discusses the workings of both direct and conceptual cognition, drawing on a variety of Tibetan and Indian texts. The Gelukba interpretation of Dignaga and Dharmakirti is greatly at variance with virtually all other scholarship concerning these seminal Buddhist logicians.

Title: Knowledge and Liberation

Author Name: Anne C. Klein

Categories: Tibetan Buddhism,

Edition: 2

Publisher: Snow Lion: 1998

ISBN Number: 1559391146

ISBN Number 13: 9781559391146

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: good

Seller ID: 038

Description: used, no underlining