Buddhist Reasoning and Debate

Introductory talks and extensive teachings on debate in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

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Buddhist Reasoning and Debate

Mutually inclusive phenomena

Venerable Thubten Tarpa teaches on mutually inclusive phenomena and reviews mutually exclusive phenomena

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Tips for practice

Venerable Thubten Tarpa covers advice for engaging in the comparison of phenomena, as per the…

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Statements of qualities

Teaching on Chapter Five, breaking down what is meant by 'statements of qualities'.

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Statements of pervasion

Covering "What Statements of Pervasion Imply,” “Statements of Pervasion Imply Statements of Qualities,” and “Statements…

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Western philosophy and early Buddhist knowledge

Venerable Thubten Tarpa reviews key concepts from Western philosophy and science, and the early Buddhist…

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Statements of qualities review

Venerable Tenzin Tsepal leads the class through a review of the Statements of Qualities section…

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Statements of qualities review II

Venerable Tenzin Tsepal finishes reviewing the section on statements of qualities.

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Statements of pervasion review

Venerable Thubten Chonyi reviews the Statements of Pervasion section in Chapter 5 on “Two Kinds…

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The Buddhist syllogism

Beginning Chapter 6 “The Buddhist Syllogism” and covering the sections on argument form, elements of…

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Syllogisms review

Venerable Tenzin Tsepal reviews Chapter 6 “The Buddhist Syllogism,” focusing on the three criteria of…

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Forward pervasion

Covering the section on property of the subject in Chapter 6 and beginning to teach…

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