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Author App, Urs, 1949-
Title The cult of emptiness : the Western discovery of Buddhist thought and the invention of Oriental philosophy / Urs App.
Imprint Rorschach [Switzerland] : UniversityMedia, 2012.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BQ704 .A67 2012    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BQ704 .A67 2012    AVAILABLE  
Author App, Urs, 1949-
Series Buddhism series.
Buddhism series.
Subject Buddhism -- Europe -- History -- Philosophy.
Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Europe -- History.
Orientalism -- Europe -- History.
Philosophy -- History -- 16th century.
Philosophy -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form History.
Add Title Western discovery of Buddhist thought and the invention of Oriental philosophy
Description 295 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-256) and index.
Contents Sixteenth century: Translation hazards ; The Zen shock ; The Buddha's progress ; Chaos and the god of Zen ; Valignano's lectures and catechism ; Buddhist philosophy ; God's samadhi -- Seventeenth century: Oriental Ur-philosophy (Rodrigues) ; Pan-Asian religion (Kircher) ; Buddha's deathbed confession ; The common ground (Navarrete) ; Pan-Asian philosophy (Bernier) ; The merger (Le Clerc & Bernier) ; From pagan to oriental philosophy ; Philosophical archaeology (Burnet) ; Zoroaster's lie (Jacob Thomasius) ; Ur-Spinozism (Bayle).
ISBN 9783906000091 (acid-free paper)
3906000095 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 781776385