THE FUTURE OF THE BUDDHIST PAST: A RESPONSE TO THE READERS

Authors

  • Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    1. Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies at the University of Michigan. His mailing address is Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, 202 South Thayer Street, Suite 6111, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–1608, USA; e-mail dlopez@umich.edu.
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  • with Peter Harrison, “A Scientific Buddhism?”; Thupten Jinpa, “Buddhism and Science: How Far Can the Dialogue Proceed?”; Donald S. Lopez Jr., “The Future of the Buddhist Past: A Response to the Readers”

Abstract

I respond to comments offered by Peter Harrison and Thupten Jinpa on my book Buddhism and Science: A Guide for the Perplexed (2008). I report briefly on the reception of the book thus far and provide a summary of its contents before responding individually to the essays of Harrison and Jinpa.

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