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_. Hare, E.M. (trans.) (1955) Anguttara Nika¦ya, or More Numbered Suttas (The Book of Gradual Sayings), vol. 4, The Books of the Sevens, Eights and Nines, London: Pa¦li Text Society, 1955. (One of the major Pa¦li canonical works.)
_. Harvey, P. (1995) The Selfless Mind: Personality, Consciousness and Nirva¦na in Early Buddhism, Richmond: Curzon Press.(Analyses most of the early sources.)
_. Norman, K.R. (1991) 'Death and the Tatha¦gata', Studies in Buddhism and Culture (in honour of Professor Egaku Mayeda), Tokyo: 1-11.(An essay that appears in a volume in honour of Mayeda.)
_. Norman, K.R. (1994) `Mistaken Ideas about Nibba¦na¨, in T. Skorupski and U. Pagel (eds) The Buddhist Forum, London: School of Orienetal and African Studies, vol. 3:211-25.(Two technical discussions by a leading specialist.)
_. Rahula, W. (1967) What the Buddha Taught, Bedford: Gordon Fraser, 2nd edn, 1959.(An influential account of the basic issues by a Sinhalese Buddhist monk.)
_. Saddha¦tissa, H. (1970/1) Buddhist Ethics, London, New York: Allen & Unwin/Braziller.(A Sinhalese Buddhist monk taking a slighty more traditionalist approach. Chapter 8 is especially interesting.)
_. Slater, R.H.L. (1951) Paradox and Nirva¦na, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. (An older work which deserves to be better known.)
_. Tissa Moggali¦putta (C. 246  BC) Katha¦vatthu (Points of Controversy), trans. Shwe Zan Aung and C.A.F. Rhys Davids, London: The Pa¦li Text Society, 1979. (The standard English translation of the earliest collection of points disputed by Buddhists during the first two centuries after the Buddha's career, Part of the abhidhamma section of the Pa¦li canon.)
_. Vajira¤a¦na, P.M. (1962) Buddhist Meditation in Theory and Practice: A General Exposition According to the Pali Canon of the Therava¦da School, Colombo: M.D. Gunasena & Co.(Includes a convenient list of synonyms, some of which are discussed in ½6. Pages 469-80 are especially interesting.)
_. Welbon, G.R. (1968) The Buddhist Nirvana and Its Western Interpreters, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.(Expansion of the material in ½3.)
_. Williams, P.(1989) Maha¦ya¦na Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations, London, New York: Routledge, esp. 52-4; 67-9; 181-4. (Presents the fundamental ideas of the Maha¦ya¦na, as discussed in ½ 4.)