Emptiness and Ethics

A Cross Cultural Symposium

Session 1 (Thursday, September 27)

Moderator: Joshua Smith, Central Michigan University

On Nāgārjuna’s Ratnāvali
Amber Carpenter
University of York

Compassion and the Net of Indra
Graham Priest
City University of New York Graduate Center

Response: Gary Fuller
Central Michigan University

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Session 2 (Thursday, September 27)

Moderator: Guy Newland, Central Michigan University

The connection between ontology and ethics in Madhyamaka
Jan Westerhoff
University of Durham

Buddhist Ethics in the Context of Conventional Truth: Path and Transformation
Jay Garfield
Smith College

Response:Robert Stecker
Central Michigan University

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Session 3 (Friday, September 28)

Moderator: David Smith, Central Michigan University

Prāsagika’s Moral Naturalism:
Zhig pa (vināśa) dNgos po (bhāva) Theory
Sonam Thakchoe
University of Tasmania

How Does Merely Conventional Karma Work?
Guy Newland
Central Michigan University

Response: Koji Tanaka
University of Auckland

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Session 4 (Friday, September 28)

Moderator: John Wright, Central Michigan University

From Madhyamaka to Consequentialism: A Roadmap
Charles Goodman Binghamton University

Does ‘Buddhist Ethics’ Exist?
Mark Siderits Seoul National University

Response: Koji Tanaka
University of Auckland

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