James, Simon P. (2018) 'Madhyamaka, metaphysical realism and the possibility of an ancestral world.', Philosophy East and West., 68 (4). pp. 1116-1133.
It is sometimes argued that metaphysical anti-realists cannot consistently affirm the evident truth that the world existed before any conscious subjects evolved. I consider how Mādhyamikas could respond, and, in so doing, clarify where Madhyamaka may be situated in debates about metaphysical realism.
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|Publisher Web site:||https://doi.org/10.1353/pew.2018.0099|
|Publisher statement:||This article first appeared in the volume 68, issue 4, 2018 issue of Philosophy East and West journal published by the University of Hawai‘i Press|
|Date accepted:||27 April 2017|
|Date deposited:||27 April 2017|
|Date of first online publication:||15 February 2019|
|Date first made open access:||27 April 2017|
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