Matsumoto, S.

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English Phonetics Matsumoto Shirō
Dates
Birth:   1950


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About
Primary Language:   Japanese
Primary Affiliation (Workplace)
Komazawa University
Religious Affiliation
Sōtō Zen

Biographical information

Matsumoto Shirõ is Professor in the Faculty of Buddhism at Komazawa University. His publications (in Japanese) include Pratītyasamutpāda and Emptiness (Daizõ Shuppan, 1989), The Path to Buddhism (Tõkyõ Shoseki, 1993), and Critical Studies on Zen Thought (Daizõ Shuppan, 1994). Along with Hakamaya Noriaki, he is associated with what has come to be known as "Critical Buddhism."

Publications

For a substantial list of Matsumoto Shirō's publications, see Hubbard, Jamie, and Paul L. Swanson. Pruning the Bodhi Tree: The Storm Over Critical Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1997.

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