Professor Frank J. Hoffman received the PhD in Philosophy of Religion at King’s College, University of London and the MA degree in Philosophy at University of Hawaii, Manoa. Dr. Hoffman is Associate Editor of the international journal, Asian Philosophy (Routledge), Visiting Professor, Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong, and Visiting Scholar, South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania. Frank J. Hoffman has 119 publications including four books: Rationality and Mind in Early Buddhism (India 1987, 2002); Pali Buddhism with Deegalle Mahinda (England 1996); Breaking Barriers with Godabarisha Mishra (USA 2003); and Introduction to Early Buddhism: Philosophical Texts, Concepts, and Questions (Sri Lanka 2013). He has lectured in USA, China, Hong Kong, India, England, Germany, Japan, and Korea. Professor Hoffman taught Asian and Comparative Philosophy in USA for about 30 years, has been a visiting professor in China at universities such as Peking, Fudan, and Wuhan, and is now based in Hong Kong.