Jan Westerhoff

Jan Westerhoff is Professor of Buddhist Philosophy at the University of Oxford. His research concentrates on Buddhist philosophy (primarily on Madhyamaka) and on contemporary analytic philosophy (mainly on metaphysics). His publications include Nāgārjuna’s Madhyamaka and The Golden Age of Indian Buddhist Philosophy.

Recent Articles

Chandrakirti’s Middle Way

Read a brief of Candrakīrti's Introduction to the Middle Way: A Guide by Jan Westerhoff and an exclusive excerpt courtesy of its publisher, Oxford University Press.

Nalanda: Powerful Then, Powerful Now

Jan Westerhoff explores what we know about the days when Nalanda flourished and what the essential teachings that emerged from it mean for us now.