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Nothingness in Asian Philosophy

Does Freedom Contradict Causal Exhaustion? – A Critical-Epistemological Resolution (KU-NCCU Graduate Roundtable)

1 Freedom and Causal Exhaustion – West (Kant) and East (Buddhism)2 Defending Kant's Transcendental Idealism on the Thesis3 The Mādhyamaka-Yogācāra Conflict4 The Epistemic Situation Talks Does Freedom Contradict Causal Exhaustion?– A Critical-Epistemological Resolution KU-NCCU Graduate Roundtable on Asian Philosophy 2015.3.20Gustav Chun-Ying WANGupdated 2015/03/18updated 2015/03/17If one wants the empirical reality, one has to (1) admit freedom (viz., self-awareness in Dignāga) and (2) give up the world in itself as ultimate cause (viz., Nāgārjuna). Then, one has to admit (1) epistemology is prior to ontology and (2) practice (freedom) is prior to theory (cognitive