The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

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The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby cooran » Sun May 25, 2014 7:55 am

Hello all,

Interesting article:

http://aeon.co/magazine/world-views/log ... hilosophy/

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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby mikenz66 » Sun May 25, 2014 9:01 am

Thanks, that's a lot of fun...

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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby appicchato » Sun May 25, 2014 10:54 am

:thumbsup:

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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby Mkoll » Sun May 25, 2014 6:05 pm

Thanks for the story. My head hurts now. :tongue:

I'm very glad that practicing the Buddhist Path doesn't require mathematical thinking. :jumping:
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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun May 25, 2014 6:17 pm

mikenz66 wrote:Thanks, that's a lot of fun...


:thumbsup: :geek: :ugeek:

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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby Kasina » Sun May 25, 2014 7:34 pm

David N. Snyder wrote:
mikenz66 wrote:Thanks, that's a lot of fun...


:thumbsup: :geek: :ugeek:

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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun May 25, 2014 8:59 pm

An excellent article by the way and one that perhaps could be given to DW members and others who struggle with the meaning and nature of Nibbana.

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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby Kim OHara » Sun May 25, 2014 9:59 pm

David N. Snyder wrote:An excellent article by the way

Yes indeed!
David N. Snyder wrote: and one that perhaps could be given to DW members and others who struggle with the meaning and nature of Nibbana.

Not if they struggled with maths at school. :shock:
I might share it with non-Buddhist mathematical people but not with non-mathematical Buddhist people.
Or neither - but not both. :smile:

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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby Hickersonia » Mon May 26, 2014 3:46 pm

THank you very much for sharing that with us, cooran.

I've always been impressed with the ideas of the great thinkers of our world. Thinking and speaking of the unthinkable and unspeakable; is it or is it not possible? Chaos! :anjali:
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Re: The Logic of Buddhist Philosophy

Postby Dan74 » Mon May 26, 2014 3:57 pm

Hickersonia wrote:THank you very much for sharing that with us, cooran.

I've always been impressed with the ideas of the great thinkers of our world. Thinking and speaking of the unthinkable and unspeakable; is it or is it not possible? Chaos! :anjali:


I think I can definitively say that it is possible to think of the unspeakable and speak of the unthinkable, but not at the same time.
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