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Habata, Hiromi (2018): Some Reflections on the Term Sautrāntika in Vinaya Context: vinayadharaḥ sautrāntikaḥ in the Mahāparinirvāṇa-mahāsūtra. In: Journal of Indian Philosophy, Vol. 46, No. 2: pp. 241-261
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The word sautrāntika is known to designate one of the philosophical schools in later documents, but its earlier phase remains uncertain. The discovery of this term in the Mahāparinirvāṇa-mahāsūtra thus brings forward new evidence essential for solving the problem of sautrāntika. In this paper, I will attempt to establish the interpretation of the context, in which the phrase vinayadharaḥ sautrāntikaḥ appears