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2019.08.26

【October 4th, 2019】 Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism Special Lecture “What Metaphors Mean and Do within Buddhist Philosophical Text?: A Yogācāra Perspective”

We are pleased to announce the Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism Special Lecture to be held on October 4th, 2019. The prize is awarded on an annual basis to an outstanding book in Buddhist studies, and the 2018 winner is Dr. Roy Tzohar (Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University) for his monograph A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor (Oxford University Press, 2018).

 

Theme:

What Metaphors Mean and Do within Buddhist Philosophical Text?: A Yogācāra Perspective

 

Speaker: Roy Tzohar (Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University)

 

Commentator: Shōryū Katsura (Emeritus Professor, Ryūkoku University)

 

Moderator: Mitsuya Dake (Professor, Ryūkoku University)

 

*This lecture is open to the public.

 

Date: October 4, 2019

Time: 15:00-16:30

Place: Conference Room, 2nd Floor West Hall, Ōmiya Campus, Ryūkoku University

Language: English

 

For more information, please see an attached flyer.

 

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