David Seyfort Ruegg (New York, 1931) is an eminent Buddhologist with a long career, extending from the 1950s to the present. His specialty has been Madhyamaka philosophy, a core doctrine of Mahayana Buddhism. From 1966-1972 Ruegg occupied the Chair of Languages and Cultures of India and Tibet at Leiden University. His predecessor was Jan Willem de Jong and his successor was Tilmann Vetter. He has since become associated with the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Ruegg was president of the International Association for Buddhist Studies (IABS) from 1991 to 1999.

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  • David Seyfort Ruegg (New York City, 1931) is een Amerikaans Indiakundige, tibetoloog en boeddholoog. David Seyfort Ruegg slaagde aan de École pratique des hautes études in 1957 voor historische wetenschappen en Sanskriet. Hij publiceerde zijn thesis Bijdragen aan de geschiedenis van de Indiase linguïstische filosofie in 1959. Hij werd nogmaals doctor in de Taalkunde aan Sorbonne in Parijs op de thesis De theorie van tathâgatagarbha en gotra: studies over de soteriologie en de gnoseologie van het boeddhisme en een tweede thesis over de Verhandeling van de tathâgatagarbha van Bu ston Rin chen grub. In 1964 werd hij lid van de École Française d'Extreme Orient, waar hij onderzoek deed naar de geschiedenis, filologie en filosofie van India, Tibet en het boeddhisme. Vanaf 1967 bezette Ruegg de leerstoel Talen en Culturen van India en Tibet in de Universiteit Leiden. Zijn voorganger was Jan Willem de Jong en zijn opvolger Tilmann Vetter. (nl)
  • David Seyfort Ruegg (New York, 1931) is an eminent Buddhologist with a long career, extending from the 1950s to the present. His specialty has been Madhyamaka philosophy, a core doctrine of Mahayana Buddhism. Ruegg graduated from École des Hautes Etudes in 1957 with degrees in historical science and Sanskrit. He published his thesis "Contributions à l'histoire de la philosophie linguistique indienne" ("Contributions to the History of Indian Linguistic Philosophy") in 1959. He received a second doctorate in linguistics from the Sorbonne in Paris, where his thesis was "La théorie du tathâgatagarbha et du gotra : études sur la sotériologie et la gnoséologie du bouddhisme" ("The Theory of Gotra and Tathâgatagarbha: A Study of the Soteriology and Gnoseology of Buddhism"), with a second half thesis on Bu Rin chen grub's approach to tathâgatagarbha. In 1964 he joined the faculty of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient, where he researched the history, philology and philosophy of India, Tibet and Buddhism. From 1966-1972 Ruegg occupied the Chair of Languages and Cultures of India and Tibet at Leiden University. His predecessor was Jan Willem de Jong and his successor was Tilmann Vetter. He has since become associated with the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Ruegg was president of the International Association for Buddhist Studies (IABS) from 1991 to 1999. L.S. Cousins called Ruegg "certainly the leading scholar today" on the subject of tathâgatagarbha doctrine. (en)
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  • David Seyfort Ruegg (New York City, 1931) is een Amerikaans Indiakundige, tibetoloog en boeddholoog. David Seyfort Ruegg slaagde aan de École pratique des hautes études in 1957 voor historische wetenschappen en Sanskriet. Hij publiceerde zijn thesis Bijdragen aan de geschiedenis van de Indiase linguïstische filosofie in 1959. Hij werd nogmaals doctor in de Taalkunde aan Sorbonne in Parijs op de thesis De theorie van tathâgatagarbha en gotra: studies over de soteriologie en de gnoseologie van het boeddhisme en een tweede thesis over de Verhandeling van de tathâgatagarbha van Bu ston Rin chen grub. In 1964 werd hij lid van de École Française d'Extreme Orient, waar hij onderzoek deed naar de geschiedenis, filologie en filosofie van India, Tibet en het boeddhisme. (nl)
  • David Seyfort Ruegg (New York, 1931) is an eminent Buddhologist with a long career, extending from the 1950s to the present. His specialty has been Madhyamaka philosophy, a core doctrine of Mahayana Buddhism. From 1966-1972 Ruegg occupied the Chair of Languages and Cultures of India and Tibet at Leiden University. His predecessor was Jan Willem de Jong and his successor was Tilmann Vetter. He has since become associated with the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Ruegg was president of the International Association for Buddhist Studies (IABS) from 1991 to 1999. (en)
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