The three purposes of debate

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Part of an ongoing series of teachings based on Daniel Perdue’s book, The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Logic: An Asian Approach to Analytical Thinking Drawn from Indian and Tibetan Sources.

  • Review of syllogisms through examples
  • Explanation of the last two purposes of Buddhist debate
  • Three reasons why various philosophical views are useful to study
  • Understanding the format of debate texts through the three purposes
  • Contrasting the meaning of ‘definition’ in Buddhist debate and conventional language

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