The Svātantrika-Prāsaṅgika Distinction - Table of Contents

What Difference Does a Difference Make?


416 pages, 6 x 9 inches


ISBN 9780861713240

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Part 1: Examining the Distinction in the Indian Tradition
1. Bhāvaviveka’s Own View of His Differences with Buddhapālita (William L. Ames)
2. Was Candrakırti a Prāsaṅgika? (C. W. Huntington, Jr.)
3. Metaphysics for Mādhyamikas (Tom J. F. Tillemans)
4. The Role of the “Given” in the Classification of Śāntarakṣita and Kamalaśīla as Svātantrika-Mādhyamikas (Sara L. McClintock)
5. The Satisfaction of No Analysis: On Tsong kha pa’s Approach to Svātantrika-Madhyamaka (Malcolm David Eckel)

Part 2: Examining the Distinction in the Tibetan Tradition
6. Phya pa chos kyi seng ge as a Svātantrika (Helmut Tauscher)
7. Tsong kha pa’s Reevaluation of Candrakırti’s Criticism of Autonomous Inference (Chizuko Yoshimizu)
8. Two Views on the Svātantrika-Prāsaṅgika Distinction in Fourteenth-Century Tibet (José Ignacio Cabezón)
9. Would the True Prāsaṅgika Please Stand? The Case and View of ’Ju Mi pham (Georges B. J. Dreyfus)

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