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2009, ch. 7). Peter Harvey agrees: “There is an overall harmony to the Canon, suggesting ‘authorship’ of its system of thought by one mind” (Harvey 2012, 3). This is similar to the “Principle of Testimony” articulated by Richard Swinburne: “The special considerations that lead us to doubt a subject’s reports of his experiences are evidence that generally or in matters of a particular kind he misremembers or exaggerates or lies. But, in the absence of such positive evidence, we have good grounds to believe what others tell us about their experiences” (Swinburne 2004, 322).
Laumakis, S. J. (2008). An Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Mohanty, J. N. (2000) Classical Indian Philosophy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Renard, J. (1999). 101 Questions and Answers on Buddhism. New York: Gramercy Books. Walshe, M. ) (1995). The Long Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Digha Nikaya. Boston: Wisdom. 163), the person who became known as “the Buddha” or “Awakened One” sought that which was in various ways beyond these. After his awakening/enlightenment experience, in which he is seen to have experienced that which is the unborn, unaging, unailing, deathless (Skt nirvāṇa; P.