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    Nāgārjuna and the concept of time
    Asian Philosophy 31 (2): 121-142. 2021.
    The paper focuses on Nāgārjuna, the founder of the middle way school of Mahāyāna Buddhism. It argues that while Nāgārjuna’s rejection of the notion of ontological independence is justified and corr...
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    A Madhyamaka Analysis of the Property View and the Essence View of Existence
    Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research 38 (1): 1-5. 2020.
    In this paper, I try to demonstrate a problem with two medieval European views of existence: The property view and the essence view. Adopting a style of reasoning employed by the Indian Madhyamaka philosopher Nāgārjuna, I argue that both the property view and the essence view understand the relation between an object and its existence in terms of difference: The former understands the difference as the difference between an object and its property of existence, and the latter, as the difference …Read more
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    Am I the only mind that exists?
    Asian Philosophy 33 (3): 250-262. 2023.
    This article offers an argument against solipsism, the view that there is only one mind that exists, my own, and that the world is a projection of my mind.1 We begin by offering a reductio ad absur...
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    On Philosophy
    Journal of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research 38 (3): 385-388. 2021.
    This paper demonstrates a problem with the philosophical question. To do so, it employs a style of reasoning employed by the Buddhist philosopher Nāgārjuna. Often identified as the neither identical nor distinct argument, this style of reasoning is employed by Nāgārjuna in his Mūlamadhyamakakārikā. The paper concludes by noting that the philosophical question, unreflectively pursued, leads to contradictions.