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The Bodhisattva"s Brain Buddhism Naturalized by Owen J. Flanagan

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buddhism,
  • Psychology,
  • Buddhist philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementOwen Flanagan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ4570.P76 F48 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 264 pages ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25052025M
ISBN 100262016044
ISBN 109780262016049
LC Control Number2010053617
OCLC/WorldCa694238191

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