Georges Dreyfus

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Georges Dreyfus
OccupationProfessor of Religion
Senior posting
Based inWilliams College

Georges B.J. Dreyfus, born 1950 in Switzerland, is an academic in the fields of Tibetology and Buddhology, with a particular interest in Indian Buddhist philosophy.[2] In 1985 he was the first Westerner to receive the Geshe Lharampa degree, the highest available within the Tibetan scholastic tradition.

He currently is Jackson Professor of Religion at Williams College, Massachusetts.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Dreyfus, Georges B.J. (2003) The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk. University of California Press, Berkeley. ISBN 978-0-520-23260-0
  • Dreyfus, Georges B.J (1997) Recognizing Reality: Dharmakīrti's Philosophy and its Tibetan Interpretations. State University of New York Press, Albany. ISBN 0-7914-3098-7


  1. ^ "Buddhism and Science: Tibetan and Zen Buddhist Perspectives | Harvard Divinity School". 2007-04-20. Archived from the original on 2008-07-05. Retrieved 2012-07-15.
  2. ^ "The Department of Religion » Dreyfus". Retrieved 2012-07-15.

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