The Buddhist Way of Life: Its Philosophy and History

The Buddhist Way of Life: Its Philosophy and History

by F Harold Smith

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Originally published in 1951.

This study of Buddhism deals with the early tradition, followed by a brief consideration of its historicity and the form the religion takes in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. The main line of development in India, China and Japan is then discussed. Focussing on essential Buddhism in both its chief schools, the Lesser and Greater Vehicle, the influence of philosophy on sect and of both on the practical affairs of history are examined.



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135029296
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/13/2013
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 253 KB

Table of Contents

Section 1: Early Sources

Section 2: The Tradition

Section 3: Interpretation

Section 4: Early Differences

Section 5: World Religion

Section 6:Concluding Thoughts

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