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Xiong Shili and his critique of Yogcara Buddhism

Connelly, Edward Francis


This thesis consists of a presentation and explication of Xiong Shili's critique of Yogacara Buddhist philosophy. Since Xiong 1s critique was shaped by his personal experiences, his friends and colleagues, and his own philosophy, the first chapter is a biography of Xiong. Born in 1885 into a poor family and orphaned by age ten, Xiong's early education was meagre and he became literate largely through his own efforts. At seventeen, Xiong enlisted in the army in order to act as liaison between...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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