The Forerunner of All Things
Buddhaghosa on Mind, Intention, and Agency
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Oxford University Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $105.00|
| Book Description: |
Scholars have long been intrigued by the Buddha's defining action (karma) as intention. This book explores systematically how intention, agency, and moral psychology were interpreted in all branches of early Theravada thought, paying special attention to the thought of the 5th-century commentator Buddhaghosa.