Seeing Clearly A Buddhist Guide to Life

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2020-07-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Nicolas Bommarito is assistant professor in the philosophy department at SUNY Buffalo. He received his PhD in philosophy from Brown University and holds a language certification from Tibet University in Lhasa. He completed a Fulbright Scholarship in Kathmandu, Nepal and has published several academic articles on ethical theory and Buddhist philosophy. He is the author of Inner Virtue (Oxford University Press, 2018) and draws comics in his spare time, which you can enjoy on his website,

Table of Contents

Part I: Philosophy
1. The Problem
2. The Solution
3. The Buddha
4. Buddhism & Reason
5. Basic Philosophical Questions
6. Heaps & Hurricanes
7. Emptiness
8. Who Do You Think You Are?
9. Nothing is Forever
10. Buddhist Psychology
11. Rebirth & Redeath
12. Karma
13. The Two Truths
14. Living Selflessly
15. Enlightenment
16. Philosophy as Practice
Part II: Practice
17. Varieties of Buddhist Practice
18. A Few Grains of Salt
19. Getting Ready
20. Relics & Veneration
21. Solitude & Meditation
22. Mindfulness of Breathing
23. Mindfulness of Death
24. Flesh & Bones
25. Developing Awareness
26. Kindness & Joy
27. Exchanging Self and Other
28. Sending & Receiving
29. Patience
30. Gifts & Offerings
31. Reading, Writing, and Reciting
32. Sacred Speech
33. Clearing Your Mind
34. Getting Over Yourself

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