10. Crossover Appeal: The Nature of the Buddha’s Teaching
The Buddha offers two parables to explain the purpose of his philosophical teaching.
• D. Burton, “Curing Diseases of Belief and Desire: Buddhist Philosophical Therapy,” in J. Ganeri and C. Carlisle (eds), Philosophy as Therapeia (Cambridge: 2010), 187–218.
• T.N. Hanh, Thundering Silence: Sutta on Knowing the Better Way to Catch a Snake, trans. Annabel Laity (Berkeley: 1993).
• P. Harvey, An Introduction to Buddhist Ethics: Foundations, Values, and Issues (Cambridge: 2000).
• K. N. Jayatilleke, “The Buddhist Conception of Truth,” in his The Message of the Buddha (Kandy: 2000), ch. 3.
• D. Keown, The Nature of Buddhist Ethics (Basingstoke: 1992).
• J. Schroeder, “Truth, Deception, and Skillful Means in the Lotus Sūtra,” Asian Philosophy 21 (2011), 35–52.