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By Georges B. J. Dreyfus

Dreyfus examines the significant rules of Dharmakirti, essentially the most very important Indian Buddhist philosophers, and their reception between Tibetan thinkers. in the course of the golden age of old Indian civilization, Dharmakirti articulated and defended Buddhist philosophical rules. He did so extra systematically than somebody sooner than his time (the 7th century CE) and was once by means of a wealthy culture of profound thinkers in India and Tibet. This paintings provides a close photo of this Buddhist culture and its relevance to the heritage of human rules. Its viewpoint is usually philosophical, however it additionally makes use of historic concerns as they relate to the evolution of rules.

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