[Buddha-l] Loving your object of study

Richard Hayes rhayes at unm.edu
Mon Dec 3 13:40:54 MST 2007

On Monday 03 December 2007 11:45, L.S. Cousins wrote:

> I rather incline to agree with this interpretation. The placing of
> these two discourses in adjacent position strongly suggests:
> a) samatha and wisdom are alternative forms of putting the teachings
> into practice;
> b) both are envisaged as legitimate and presumably therefore as
> leading to the same goal. I would take this as implying that both are
> considered as necessary.

Why would you take this as implying that both are necessary, rather than that 
each is sufficient?

Richard Hayes
Department of Philosophy
University of New Mexico

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