1. Chien-Te Lin (2014). A Buddhist Take on Gilbert Ryle's Theory of Mind. Asian Philosophy 24 (2):178-196.
    Gilbert Ryle?s The Concept of Mind (1949/2002. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press) is generally considered a landmark in the quest to refute Cartesian dualism. The work contains many inspirational ideas and mainly posits behavioral disposition as the referent of mind in order to refute mind?body dualism. In this article, I show that the Buddhist theory of ?non-self? is also at odds with the belief that a substantial soul exists distinct from the physical body and further point out similarities between (...)
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  2. Chien-Te Lin (2013). Rethinking Mind-Body Dualism: A Buddhist Take on the Mind-Body Problem. Contemporary Buddhism 14 (2):239-264.
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  3. Chien-Te Lin (2011). A Discourse on the Problem of Consciousness From the Viewpoint of Oriental Philosophy. Asian Philosophy 21 (3):303 - 321.
    This paper discusses the possible inspirations that might be derived from the viewpoints of Eastern Philosophy in contemporary studies of consciousness. First of all, two notions of consciousness are introduced, one of which can be explained by science. The other however cannot, and as such is also called the ?Hard Problem?. Secondly, the special features shared by morality and the ?Hard Problem of Consciousness? are discussed. Thirdly, I discuss the conventional routes Oriental philosophy takes toward an exploration of the human (...)
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