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Debate In Tibetan Buddhism (Textual Studies & Translations in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism)

by Daniel E. Perdue

ISBN 0937938769 / 9780937938768 / 0-937938-76-9
Publisher Snow Lion
Language English
Edition Softcover
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The practice and theory of Tibetan Buddhist logic and epistemology is the focus of this clear and thorough exposition. Debate is the investigative technique used in Tibetan education to sharpen analytical capacities and convey philosophical concepts, so it is essential to master its procedure. Using a debate manual by Pur-bu-jok Jam-ba-gya-tso (18251901) as his basis, Daniel Perdue covers elementary debate and demonstrates its application to a variety of secular and religious educational contexts.

The translation is supplied with annotations on procedure and content drawn from Tibetan teachers expert in debate. [via]