Buddhist philosophy in India: from the ontology of Abhidharma to the epistemology of pramāṇavāda. Westerhoff, J. (2018). The Golden Age of Indian Buddhist Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.





Mahāyāna, Madhyamaka, Yogācāra, Diṅnāga, Dharmakīrti


Review of Westerhoff, J. (2018). The Golden Age of Indian Buddhist Philosophy. Volume 8. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Author Biography

Olena Kalantarova, Hr. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy, NAS of Ukraine

independent researcher, a PhD graduate


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Kalantarova, O. (2022). Buddhist philosophy in India: from the ontology of Abhidharma to the epistemology of pramāṇavāda. Westerhoff, J. (2018). The Golden Age of Indian Buddhist Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Sententiae, 41(1), 83–110. https://doi.org/10.31649/sent41.01.083



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