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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Remarks on Cosmology: Part 1 The Eternal Cosmos

Ibn Rushd, known as Averroes, states in his epic Tahafut al-Tahafut (The Destruction of Destruction or Incoherence of Incoherence) that Aristotle’s great innovation was the speculation that the cosmos is eternal. This notion was decried especially by the mutakallimum and … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Bringing the Buddha and Plato Together

It might seem folly to bring the Buddha and Plato together, but I am going to do precisely that. At the heart of Mahayana Buddhism is the notion that there is an ultimate reality and an apparent and conventional reality. … Continue reading

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