7. Brian Black on the Upanisads
An interview with Brian Black about the philosophical and social aspects of the Upaniṣads.
B. Black and L. Patton (eds), Dialogue in early South Asian Religions: Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions (Farnham: 2015).
B. Black, “Senses of Self and Not-self in the Upaniṣads and Nikāyas,” in Hindu and Buddhist Ideas in Dialogue: Self and No-self (Farnham: 2012), 11-27.
B. Black, “The Rhetoric of Secrecy in the Upanishads,” in Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Patrick Olivelle (London: 2011), 101-25.
B. Black, “Ambaṭṭha and Śvetaketu: Literary connections between the Upaniṣads and early Buddhist Narratives,” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 79 (2011), 136-61.
B. Black, “Rethinking the Upaniṣads Vaṃśas: Teacher Lineages as a Literary Genre,” Religions of South Asia 5 (2011), 51-77.
B. Black, “Rivals and Benefactors: Encounters between Buddhists and Brahmins in the Nikāyas,” Religions of South Asia 3 (2009), 25-43.
S. Brodbeck and B. Black (eds), Gender and Narrative in the Mahābhārata (London: 2007).
B. Black, The Character of the Self in Ancient India: Priests, Kings, and Women in the Early Upaniṣads (Albany, N.Y.: 2007).