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restricted access Two Boats Fastened Together: Nagārjuna’s Solution To the Question of the Origin of Ideas

The main contention of this paper is that Nāgārjuna’s peculiar interpretation of the doctrine of “dependent co-origination” (pratītysamutpāda) as the principle of cooriginating and coexisting logical counterparts could be considered a solution to the traditional epistemological problem of the origin of ideas.