Nicolas Bommarito is assistant professor in the philosophy department at SUNY Buffalo. He received his PhD in philosophy from Brown University and holds a language certification from Tibet University in Lhasa. He completed a Fulbright Scholarship in Kathmandu, Nepal and has published several academic articles on ethical theory and Buddhist philosophy. He is the author of Inner Virtue (Oxford University Press, 2018) and draws comics in his spare time, which you can enjoy on his website, www.nicbommarito.com.
Part I: Philosophy 1. The Problem 2. The Solution 3. The Buddha 4. Buddhism & Reason 5. Basic Philosophical Questions 6. Heaps & Hurricanes 7. Emptiness 8. Who Do You Think You Are? 9. Nothing is Forever 10. Buddhist Psychology 11. Rebirth & Redeath 12. Karma 13. The Two Truths 14. Living Selflessly 15. Enlightenment 16. Philosophy as Practice Part II: Practice 17. Varieties of Buddhist Practice 18. A Few Grains of Salt 19. Getting Ready 20. Relics & Veneration 21. Solitude & Meditation 22. Mindfulness of Breathing 23. Mindfulness of Death 24. Flesh & Bones 25. Developing Awareness 26. Kindness & Joy 27. Exchanging Self and Other 28. Sending & Receiving 29. Patience 30. Gifts & Offerings 31. Reading, Writing, and Reciting 32. Sacred Speech 33. Clearing Your Mind 34. Getting Over Yourself