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Toward a philosophy of Zen Buddhism.

Toshihiko Izutsu

Toward a philosophy of Zen Buddhism.

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Published by Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, [Thames & Hudson] in Tehran, [London] .
Written in English


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SeriesPublications -- no. 26.
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