HS 841: Buddhist Mahayana Philosophy

Atmavada and Anatmavada, Three distinct phases of Buddhist Thought, Fundamental thematic unity in Buddhism, The Prajan-paramita Literature, The Mahayana Schools of Buddhism.
The Madhyamika System: The Dialectic, The Doctrine of Two-Truths, Prajna-paramita, Sunyata, The Madhyamika: the Critical Philosophy.
The Yogacara-Vijnanavada: The Development of the Yogacara, The three Vijnanana,
The Doctrine of Three-Truths, Vijnapti-matrata, The Yogacara: the Idealistic Philosophy.

Texts/References
Madhymakasastram (Madhyamika Karika) of Nagarjuna, Swami Dvarikadas Sastri (Ed), Bauddha Bharati Series -16, Varanasi, Bauddha Bharati, 1989
Vijnapti-matrata-siddhi, T. R. Sharma (Ed), Delhi, Eastern Book Linkers, 1993
Vigraha-vyavartani (Dialectic Method of Nagarjuna), E. H. Johnston and Arnold Kunst (Ed), Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, 1998
Chatterjee, A.K., The Yogacara Idealism, Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd, 1998
Chatterjee, A. K., Facets of Buddhist Thought, Calcutta, Calcutta Sanskrit College Research Series, 1973
Dutt, Nalinaksha, Mahayana Buddhism, Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1978
Murti, T.R.V., The Central Philosophy of Buddhism, New Delhi, Harper Collins, 1998
Sebastian, C. D., Metaphysics and Mysticism in Mahayana Buddhism, Delhi, Sri Satguru Publications, 2005
Stcherbatsky, Th., The Central Conception of Buddhism and the Meaning of the Word Dharma, Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1970
Venkataramanan, K., Nagarjuna`s Philosophy, Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1975