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Jay L. Garfield is Doris Silbert Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy at Smith College and Director of the Five Colleges Tibetan Studies in India Program, and also teaches at the Universities of Massachusetts and Melbourne and the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in
India. He is the author of The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way (OUP 1995), which is the standard English translation of Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika, and Empty Words: Buddhist Philosophy and Cross-Cultural Interpretation (OUP 2002). Geshe Ngawang Samten is Director and Vice Chancellor, as
well as Professor of Indian Buddhist Philosophy, of the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in India. He is the editor of the standard critical Tibetan edition of Nagarjuna's ratnavali (CIHTS Press 1991).



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nåagåarjuna, -- 2nd cent. -- Madhyamakakåarikåa.
Måadhyamika (Buddhism) -- Early works to 1800.