I am reading Nagarjuna at the moment. As some of you may already know, he is famous for his sunyata concept.
Seen within the context of DO, it simply means that no entity exists independently; they are born of multiple conditions and causes. So basically, all things are empty of essence or self.
Wouldn't it follow that there is no such as truth, then? In abrahamic religions, this ultimate truth is god. In Hinduism, they say there is an absolute truth beyond this phenomenal world etc.
But in Buddhism, there cannot be an absolute truth, existing independently of causes and conditions, since that would go against sunyata. So what exactly was Nagarjuna's position - that there is no such thing as absolute truth beyond this material world?