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Did Buddha acknowledge "reductio ad absurdum" argumentation & other apriori forms of reasoning in Buddhist logico-episteomology (looking for sources)?

All concepts which Buddha discusses are based on experience. There is no a priori reasoning involved. Buddha says come and experience yourself. All reasonings are rooted in experience. However there ...
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Did Buddha acknowledge "reductio ad absurdum" argumentation & other apriori forms of reasoning in Buddhist logico-episteomology (looking for sources)?

I guess an example of "proof by contradiction" is in the 2nd or 3rd sutta, i.e. Anattalakkhaṇasutta (SN 22.59) The Buddha said this: “Mendicants, form is not-self. For if form were self, ...
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Feeling a strong connection to Buddhism, but feeling lost on how to continue forwards

Recently I have been soul-searching and looking for a missing spiritual aspect of my life. In my caseI couldn't believe that Christian doctrine is the only truth, and with my father's help I began to ...
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