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Douglas Duckworth

Douglas Duckworth is Associate Professor in the Department of Religion at Temple University. He is the author of Mipam on Buddha-Nature: The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition (SUNY, 2008) and Jamgön Mipam: His Life and Teachings (Shambhala, 2011). He introduced and translated Distinguishing the Views and Philosophies: Illuminating Emptiness in a Twentieth-Century Tibetan Buddhist Classic by Bötrül (SUNY, 2011). He is the co-editor of the Journal of Buddhist Philosophy (SUNY) and has been a visitor in the Program of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) in Princeton (2013-2016). He has also collaborated with the Dharmachakra Translation Committee on translations of Luminous Essence (Snow Lion 2009), which is an overview of the Guhyagarbhatantra, and Tibetan commentaries of the Indian Mahāyāna classic, Ornament of the Great Vehicle Sūtras (Snow Lion 2014). His papers have appeared in numerous journals and books, including the Blackwell Companion to Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist Philosophy: A Comparative Approach, Sophia, Philosophy East & West, the Journal for the American Academy of Religion, Asian Philosophy, and the Journal of Contemporary Buddhism. Most recently, Professor Duckworth is co-author of Dignāga’s Investigation of the Percept: A Philosophical Legacy in India and Tibet (OUP 2016). Currently, he is finishing a book project, Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy (forthcoming from OUP and working on two projects related to Śāntideva’s eighth-century Indian Buddhist classic, the Bodhicaryāvatāra. (Source Accessed Jul 21, 2020)

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