An Encounter with an Encounter: Truth, Evidence and Reality in Cross-Border Moments

Bernadette Baker


Bernadette Baker provides a critical reading of the Dalai Lama’s recent treatment of the contrasts between Buddhist conceptualizations of truth, evidence, and reality and those of the so-called Western sciences. Baker develops a number of intertwining lines of thought, including a central concern with the place of border-thinking in all such conceptualizations. Throughout, questions are raised regarding how we, as a field, choose to conceive of the relations between empirical reality and truth.

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