November 12, 2017
Dignāga’s trairūpya theory, which sets out the three conditions required for making reliable inferences.
October 29, 2017
The great Buddhist thinker Dignāga argues that general concepts and language are mere constructions superimposed on perception.
October 15, 2017
Vasubandhu’s path to Yogācāra Buddhism, a form of idealism which holds that nothing can be mind-independent.
October 1, 2017
We're joined by Marie-Hélène Gorisse for a look at the Jain theory of knowledge.
September 17, 2017
Does the Jain theory of seven predications (saptabhaṇgī) land them in self-contradiction, or help them to avoid it?
August 6, 2017
The Jain theory of standpoints or non-onesidedness (anekāntavāda) makes truth a matter of perspective.
July 23, 2017
A discussion with Jan Westerhoff, an expert on the great Buddhist thinker Nāgārjuna.
July 9, 2017
Nāgārjuna’s four-fold argument scheme, the tetralemma (catuṣkoṭi).
June 25, 2017
Nāgārjuna applies his emptiness theory to motion, change, and cognition.
June 11, 2017
Nāgārjuna founds the Madhyāmaka (“middle way”) Buddhist tradition by “relinquishing all views” and arguing that everything is “empty.”