Gadjin M. Nagao is Professor Emeritus of Buddhist Studies at Kyoto University, Japan. He is the author of The Foundational Standpoint of Madhyamika Philosophy, also published by SUNY Press. Leslie S. Kawamura is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Important technical terms used in the Mahayana textual tradition, whose exact understanding is imperative for the study of Mahayana Buddhism, are skillfully presented, making the book indispensable to scholars of Buddhist studies.