Nāgārjuna’s Arguments on Motion Revisited

@article{Westerhoff2008NgrjunasAO,
  title={Nāgārjuna’s Arguments on Motion Revisited},
  author={Jan Westerhoff},
  journal={Journal of Indian Philosophy},
  year={2008},
  volume={36},
  pages={455-479}
}
  • Jan Westerhoff
  • Published 15 July 2008
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Indian Philosophy
AbstractThis paper discusses a somewhat neglected reading of the second chapter of Nāgārjuna’s Mūlamadhyamakakārikā, arguing that the main focus of a crucial part is a particular theory of properties and their relation to individuals they instantiate, rather than the refutation of specific assumptions about the nature of space and time. Some of Nāgārjuna’s key arguments about motion should be understood as argument templates in which notions other than mover, motion, and so forth could be… 
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