Recent Faculty Publications
Reflecting the range of work encouraged in the University's various programs relating to Buddhist studies, recent faculty publications include:
Dan Arnold, Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind (Columbia University Press, 2012).
Buddhists, Brahmins, and Belief: Epistemology in South Asian Philosophy of Religion(Columbia University Press, 2005), winner of a 2006 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion from the American Academy of Religion.
Steven Collins, Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Utopias of the Pali Imaginaire (Cambridge University Press, 1998); A Pali Grammar for Students (Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2005).
Paul Copp, "Notes on the Term 'Dharani' in Medieval Chinese Buddhist Thought," Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 71/3 (2008), pp.493-508.
Matthew Kapstein, Buddhism between Tibet and China (2009).
The Tibetans (Blackwell, 2006)
James Ketelaar, Of Heretics and Martyrs in Meiji Japan: Buddhism and its Persecution (Princeton University Press, 1990), winner of the Hans Rosenhaupt Memorial Award.
Christian Wedemeyer, Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism: History, Semiology, and Transgression in the Indian Traditions, forthcoming from Columbia University Press.
Aryadeva's Lamp that Integrates the Practices (Caryamelapakapradipa): The Gradual Path of Vajrayana Buddhism according to the Esoteric Community Noble Tradition (American Institute of Buddhist Studies / Columbia University Press, 2007); Tibetan Buddhist Literature and Practice: Studies in its Formative Period, 900-1400 (Brill, 2006; editor).
Wu Hung (co-author), Chinese Sculpture (Yale University Press, 2006), Selected as "The Best of the Best of the University Presses: Books You Should Know About" by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP); Body and Face in Chinese Visual Culture (edited, with Katherine R. Tsiang; Harvard University Press, 2005).