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  1. Nāgārjuna and the Doctrine of "Skillful Means".John Schroeder - 2000 - Philosophy East and West 50 (4):559-583.
    The role of "skillful means" is examined in relation to the important Mahāyāna philosopher Nāgārjuna, and it is argued that the doctrine of "emptiness" is best understood as a critical reflection on the nature of Buddhist praxis. Whereas traditional Western scholarship sees Nāgārjuna as struggling with certain metaphysical problems, a "skillful means" reading situates his philosophy within a debate about the nature and efficacy of Buddhist practice. Thus, a "skillful means" reading of Nāgārjuna does not ask what it means for (...)
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    Truth, Deception, and Skillful Means in the Lotus Sūtra.John Schroeder - 2011 - Asian Philosophy 21 (1):35-52.
    This article seeks to broaden contemporary scholarship on the Lotus S?tra by arguing that it is a philosophically critical, self-reflective text struggling with problems of truth in Buddhist discourse. While all Lotus S?tra scholars agree that the doctrine of skillful means is a central teaching in the text, there is a common tendency to frame skillful means as a passive vehicle (or ?means?) for expressing truth rather than an active philosophical critique of truth. This article argues that the Lotus S?tra (...)
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    Nagarjuna and the Doctrine of "Skillful Means&Quot.John Schroeder - 2000 - Philosophy East and West 50 (4):559-583.
    The role of "skillful means" is examined in relation to the important Mahāyāna philosopher Nāgārjuna, and it is argued that the doctrine of "emptiness" is best understood as a critical reflection on the nature of Buddhist praxis. Whereas traditional Western scholarship sees Nāgārjuna as struggling with certain metaphysical problems, a "skillful means" reading situates his philosophy within a debate about the nature and efficacy of Buddhist practice. Thus, a "skillful means" reading of Nāgārjuna does not ask what it means for (...)
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    Review of Mind as Mirror and the Mirroring of Mind: Buddhist Reflections on Western Phenomenology by Steven W. Laycock. [REVIEW]John Schroeder - 1997 - Philosophy East and West 47 (1):91-95.
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    Review of “Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: Critical Essays”. [REVIEW]John Schroeder - 2008 - Essays in Philosophy 9 (2):7.
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    Socially Engaged Buddhism (Review).John Schroeder - 2012 - Philosophy East and West 62 (2):286-292.
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    Naagaarjuna [Nagarjuna] and the Doctrine Of.John Schroeder - 2000 - Philosophy East and West 50:559-583.
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    Mind as Mirror and the Mirroring of Mind: Buddhist Reflections on Western Phenomenology.(Book Reviews).John Schroeder - 1997 - Philosophy East and West 47 (1):91-95.
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  9. Review of Buddhist Saints in India: A Study in Buddhist Values and Orientations by Reginald A. Ray. [REVIEW]John Schroeder - 1999 - Philosophy East and West 49 (2):235-237.
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  10. Review of Definition and Induction: A Historical and Comparative Study by Kisor Kumar Chakrabarti. [REVIEW]John Schroeder - 1999 - Philosophy East and West 49 (1):78-81.
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