News

Engaging Buddhism: Why it Matters to Philosophy was published by Oxford University Press in January 2015. It will be the topic of an Author Meets Critics Panel at the Pacific APA meetings next year/

Madhyamaka and Yogācāra: Allies or Rivals (with Jan Westerhoff) was published by Oxford University Press in February.

The Moon Points Back: Buddhism, Logic and Analytic Philosophy (with Koji Tanaka, Yasuo Deguchi and Graham Priest)  will by out from Oxford University Press in may 2015.

Moonpaths: Ethics and Emptiness (with the Cowherds) will be out in October 2015.

Examination of the Percept: Dignāga’s Ālambanaparīkṣā and its Philosophical Legacy in India and Tibet (with Douglas Duckworth, M David Eckel, John Powerss, Yeshes Thabkhas and Sonam Thakchöe) is under review.

Minds Without Fear: Philosophy in the Indian Renaissance (with Nalini Bhushan) is under contract, and nearing completion!

A research team comprising me, Mike Pelczar, Douglas Duckworth, John Power, Sonam Thakchöe was awarded $766,000 by the Singapore Ministry of Education to study the Geluk-Sakya debates in the 15th-18th centuries in Tibet initiated by Dakstang Lotsawa’s “Eighteen Great Contradictions in the Thought of Tsongkhapa.” Thomas Doctor will join our team as a postdoctoral fellow.

I will be on sabbatical for Fall 2015, and will be teaching at Yale in Spring 2016 (a seminar on  recent Buddhist philosophy and a seminar on the Philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars).