Non-Representational Language in Mipam’s Re-Presentation of Other-Emptiness
AuthorDuckworth, Douglas S.
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AbstractThis essay probes the discourses of other-emptiness in the Jonang (jo nang) and Nyingma (rnying ma) traditions. After briefly introducing other-emptiness in Jonang, the locus classicus for other-emptiness in Tibet, I contrast the way Mipam (‘ju mi pham rgya mtsho, 1846–1912) positions the discourse of other-emptiness in his interpretative system. I then demonstrate how Mipam’s portrayal of other-emptiness highlights the way he uses a perspectival means to incorporate a diversity of seemingly contradictory claims that he uses to support his view of ultimate reality as indeterminate. It is argued that an implication of his view is a non-representational account of language about the ultimate.
CitationDuckworth, Douglas S. “Non-Representational Language in Mipam’s Re-Presentation of Other-Emptiness.” Philosophy East & West 64, no. 4 (2014): 920-932.
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Has partPhilosophy East and West, Vol. 64, No. 4, October 2014
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