A Yogācāra Buddhist theory of metaphor

The Yogācāra school of Buddhist thought claims that all language use is metaphorical. Exploring the profound implications of this assertion, Roy Tzhoar makes the case for viewing the Yogacara account as a full-fledged theory of meaning, one that is not merely linguistic, but also applicable both in...

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Main Author: Tzohar, Roy 1973-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2018
Further subjects:B Buddhist philosophy
B Metaphor Religious aspects Buddhism
B Metaphor ; Religious aspects ; Buddhism
B Yogācāra (Buddhism)
B Buddhism and philosophy
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780190664398
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Summary:The Yogācāra school of Buddhist thought claims that all language use is metaphorical. Exploring the profound implications of this assertion, Roy Tzhoar makes the case for viewing the Yogacara account as a full-fledged theory of meaning, one that is not merely linguistic, but also applicable both in the world and in texts
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Previously issued in print: 2018
Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:0190664428
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190664398.001.0001