Akira SAITO's research while affiliated with The University of Tokyo and other places

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... This identification has been adopted by contemporary scholars-for instance, Buescher (2008, p. 147) who view the BBh as presenting the earliest inter-Mahāyāna critique of the Madhyamaka. While recent scholarship, most notably by Saito (2007Saito ( , 2010, has pointed out the anachronism of applying the term "Madhyamaka" as a clear-cut sectarian identity before the works of Bhāvaviveka, where it is mentioned for the first time, it is important to note that this observation does not preclude the possibility that the formation of these group identities was in the making earlier (according to Saito, marked by differences in the interpretation of key terms of the perfection of wisdom literature. See Saito (2010, pp. ...