Nagarjuna and the Limits of Thought

@article{Garfield2003NagarjunaAT,
  title={Nagarjuna and the Limits of Thought},
  author={J. Garfield and Jay L. Graham Priest},
  journal={Philosophy East and West},
  year={2003},
  volume={53},
  pages={1 - 21}
}
  • J. Garfield, Jay L. Graham Priest
  • Published 2003
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy East and West
  • Nagarjuna seems willing to embrace contradictions while at the same time making use of classic reductio arguments. He asserts that he rejects all philosophical views including his own-that he asserts nothing-and appears to mean it. It is argued here that he, like many philosophers in the West and, indeed, like many of his Buddhist colleagues, discovers and explores true contradictions arising at the limits of thought. For those who share a dialetheist's comfort with the possibility of true… CONTINUE READING

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