Bridge of the Enlightenments: Buddhist Influences on Western Thought from the Age of Reason to the Contemporary Sciences

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"Bridge of the Enlightenments" is a study in the history of ideas which establishes the hitherto (mostly)unknown link between the Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha and the European Enlightenment (a.k.a. Age of Reason) and explores the continuing Buddhist influences on Western thought in philosophy, psychology and the cutting-edge contemporary disciplines of cognitive science and evolutionary biology. This work traces some seminal developments in the history of ideas transmitted over several centuries and fills some gaps in ...

Bridge of the Enlightenments: Buddhist Influences on Western Thought from the Age of Reason to the Contemporary Sciences 2017, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781545504994

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