New PDF release: A Buddhist Theory of Semiotics: Signs, Ontology, and

By Fabio Rambelli

ISBN-10: 1441161961

ISBN-13: 9781441161963

ISBN-10: 1441177779

ISBN-13: 9781441177773

one of many first makes an attempt ever to give in a scientific means a non-western semiotic process. This booklet appears at eastern esoteric Buddhism and relies round unique texts, expert by way of specific and rigorous semiotic different types. it's a particular creation to special facets of the concept and rituals of the japanese Shingon tradition.

Semiotic issues are deeply ingrained within the Buddhist highbrow and spiritual discourse, starting with the concept the area isn't really what it sounds as if to be, which demands a extra exact realizing of the self and truth. This in flip leads to sustained discussions at the prestige of language and representations, and at the risk and strategies to grasp fact past fable; such bizarre wisdom is explicitly outlined as enlightenment. hence, for Buddhism, semiotics is at once proper to salvation; it is a key aspect that's usually neglected even by way of Buddhologists. This publication discusses intensive the most components of Buddhist semiotics as dependent totally on unique jap pre-modern assets. it's a an important ebook within the fields of semiotics and spiritual studies.

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