New PDF release: Buddhism and Deconstruction: Towards a Comparative Semiotics

By Dr Youxuan Wang,Wang Youxuan

it is a semiotic research of a corpus of texts that Kumârajîva (344-413 CE), Paramârtha (499~569 CE) and Xuanzang (599~664 CE) transmitted from India to China, that includes a severe studying of the Dazhidu Lun (T1509, Mahâ-Prajñâpâramitâ-upadeúa-Úâstra), San Wuxing Lun (T1617, Try-asvabhâva-prakara.na), and Guangbai Lun (T1571, Catu.húataka-úâstra-kârika). Focusing its cognizance at the Mahâyâna Buddhist proposal of samatâ, it identifies a Buddhist semiotics which anticipates Derrida's invocation of the thought of an identical in his deconstruction of binary oppositions.

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