Readings of Chinese Culture Series: Academics V

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Table of Contents
Chapter One Translation, Introduction and Composition of the Buddhist Sutras
1.The History of Translation and Exposition of The Tripitaka in Chinese
1) The Phase of Accumulation
2) The Phase of Formation
3) The Phase of Systemization of the Structure
4) The Phase of the Systematic Unity
2.The Block-Printing and Formation of The Tripitaka in Chinese
3.The Catalogues and Structure of The Tripitaka in Chinese

Chapter Two Exposition of the Buddhist Classics and the Faith
1.The Breathing Sutra and the Beginning of Acceptance of the Buddhist Faith
2.The Prajna Sutra and the Metaphysics of the Wei andJin Dynasties
3.The Nirvana Sutra and the Nirvana Faith in the Southern and Northern Dynasties
4.The Worship of "the Dharma Treasure" and Its Social Infiltration
1) The Imperial Politics and The Tripitaka
2) Moral Concern and The Tripitaka
3) Cultural Faith and The Tripitaka

Chapter Three The Chinese Buddhist Writings and Sinicization of Buddhism
1.The Combination of the Translation and Introduction of Buddhist Classics and the Religious Construction
2.The Classics as the Foundation for the Establishment of the Schools and Sects of Chinese Buddhism
3.The Chinese Buddhist Works and the Rise and Decline of the Chan Sect
4.The Buddhist Tradition and the Prosperity of the Principlism
5.The Social Characteristics after the Mergence of Confucianism and Buddhism

Chapter Four Changes of the Tradition in the Rise and Fall of Buddha-Nature
1.The Contradiction Between "Pursuit of Learning and Inquiry" and "Veneration of Buddha-Nature".
2.The Academic Spirit of Xuanzang of the Tang Dynasty and His Perplexities
3.The Modern Buddhism Restrained by the Development of Confucianism
4.Renaissance of the Study of Consciousness Only at the End of the Ming Dynasty

Chapter Five The East Spread of the Western Learning and the Modern Buddhism
1."Abandonment of Buddhism and Supplementation of Confucianism" and the Traditional Buddhist Thought and Standpoint
1) From a Western Buddhist to a Western Confucian: Policy Changes of Catholics in the Eastern Spread
2) The Standpoint of Thought and Cultural Complex of the Evil-Refuters
2.The First Conflicts Between "Catholicism" and "Buddhism"
1) Immateriality of the Nature of All Things and God's Creation of All and the World
2) The Concept of Soul, and Retribution and Transmigration
3) The Doctrine of Enlightenment and the Theory of the Original Sin
3.Strange Combination of Dislocation of Standpoints and Politico-Religious Relation

Chapter Six The Buddhist Tradition in the Social Transformation
1.The Modern Pattern of the Buddhist Classical Texts
2.Modern Interpretation of the Only-Consciousness Philosophy
3.The Pursuit of Values in the Modern Society
1) The Value Backing of the Social Ideals
2) The Rational Transcendental Spirit of Self-Reliance to Attain the Truth

Ⅰ. Bibliography
Ⅱ. Glossary
Readings of Chinese Culture Series: Academics V