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Title: Through the Gate of Emptiness Nāgārjuna’s Metaphysics
Authors: Torrez, Eileen
Advisors: Harman, Gilbert
Department: Philosophy
Class Year: 2013
Abstract: This thesis considers the unique metaphysical view advanced by Nagarjuna, an Indian philosopher of the 2nd century whose ideas provide the philosophical foundation for modern Mahayana Buddhism. In this paper I outline and evaluate his theory of 'emptiness' through the lens of Western metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of language.
Extent: 58 pages
Access Restrictions: Walk-in Access. This thesis can only be viewed on computer terminals at the Mudd Manuscript Library.
Type of Material: Princeton University Senior Theses
Language: en_US
Appears in Collections:Philosophy, 1924-2017

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