Meditation on Emptiness — by Jeffrey Hopkins
A clear exposition of the Prasangika-Madhyamaka view of emptiness as presented in the Gelukpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
Empty Words - Buddhist Philosophy and Cross-Cultural Interpretation — by Jay L. Garfield
Essays on Madhyamaka, Yogacara, Buddhist ethics and cross-cultural hermeneutics.
Madhyamaka and Yogacara - Allies or Rivals? — by Jay L. Garfield and Jan Westerhoff
This collection of essays addresses the degree to which these philosophical approaches are consistent or complementary.
The Svatantrika—Prasangika Distinction - What difference does a difference make? — by Georges B. J. Dreyfus and Sara L. McClintock
Contains the philosophical import for both Indian and Tibetan Madhyamaka and the historical development of the distinction itself.
Distinguishing the Views and Philosophies - Illuminating Emptiness in a Twentieth-Century Tibetan Buddhist Classic — by Bötrül
An annotated translation of an essential work of twentieth-century Tibetan Buddhist thought, one that explicates teachings on the Middle Way.
Moonshadows - Conventional Truth in Buddhist Philosophy — by The Cowherds
This book asks: What is true about conventional truth and what are the implications of an understanding of conventional truth for our lives?
The Two Truths Debate - Tsongkhapa and Gorampa on the Middle Way — by Sonam Thakchoe
This work digs into the debate of how the two truths are defined and how they are related by looking at two figures. It shows how their philosophical positions have dramatic implications for how one approaches Buddhist practice and how one understands enlightenment itself.
Freedom From Extremes - Gorampa's Distinguishing the Views and the Polemics of Emptiness — translated by Lobsang Dargyay & Jose Ignacio Cabezon
Fundamental concept of "emptiness" that avoid the traps of eternalism and nihilism.
The Treatise on the Great Virtue of Wisdom of Nagarjuna - Mahaprajnaparamitasastra - in five volumes — compiled by Etienne Lamotte
Gateway to Knowledge - The Gate for Entering the Way of a Pandita — by Jamgon Mipham
A condensation of the Buddhist Canon and its accompanying commentaries. Consolidating the intent of Buddha Shakyamuni's teachings into a unified body of text books, it is the philosophical backbone of the living tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.