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External links: some favourite sites
Middle Way PhilosophyWebsite by Robert M. Ellis, based on an accredited Ph.D. thesis.
A practical philosophy combining various influences: Buddhist Practice, Pyrrhonism, Jung, Philosophical Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Hume, Lakoff and McGilchrist. A challenge to entrenched dualisms everywhere.
This site contains many resources, but is now no longer being developed or updated. For my most recent work, together with a developing community and events related to Middle Way Philosophy, please see the Middle Way Society site.
Truth on the Edge
A Brief Western Philosophy of the Middle Way. Truth is meaningful but we do not know what is true.
A five-volume series giving a new detailed account of the philosophy, psychology and practice.
Volume 1: The Path of Objectivity
A detailed account of the philosophy of the Middle Way, and how it can justify incremental objectivity both in scientific and ethical terms.
Volume 2: The Integration of Desire
Conflicts of desire are central to our experience, and integrating them one of the most important elements of objectivity. This book brings together strands from Buddhism, Philosophy, Psychology and Politics to find a common pattern in the practical ways we can integrate desires.
To follow: Volume 3: The Integration of Meaning; Volume 4: The Integration of Belief; Volume 5: Middle Way Philosophy in Practice
The Trouble with Buddhism
How the Buddhist tradition has betrayed its own insights. A critique of Buddhism using the Middle Way.
A New Buddhist Ethics
A survey of practical ethics using the Middle Way approach. A challenge to traditional Buddhist ethics.
A Theory of Moral Objectivity
The original Ph.D. thesis: Western philosophy surveyed as eternalism and nihilism
(These assumptions are inter-dependent and stand or fall together)
The author: Robert M. Ellis
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