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Moonshadows: Conventional Truth in Buddhist Philosophy

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The doctrine of the two truths--a conventional truth and an ultimate truth--is central to Buddhist metaphysics and epistemology. The two truths (or two realities), the distinction between them, and the relation between them is understood variously in different Buddhist schools and is of special importance to the Madhyamaka school. The fundamental ideas are articulated with
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Published November 24th 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 2010)
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Once again I find myself trying to review a book whose content I am still struggling to digest. My struggles with the content are due to both the nature of the subject matter and also with my own
limitations. The 'authors', The Cowherds, are a group of 10 academics who have, working collectively and singly, to produce 14 articles on the Buddhist concept of the two truths, nominally, 'conventional truth' and 'ultimate truth'. While the authors have worked together to produce a cohesive work, it i
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