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Reverse Engineering Buddhism

"Anyone who accepts these four seals, even independently of Buddha’s teachings, even never having heard the name Shakyamuni Buddha, can be considered to be on the same path as he."
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

So, how much of the philosophical system of Buddhism can we  reconstruct independently of Buddhist sources?    And why 'reverse engineer' Buddhism?     What's the purpose of attempting to derive a skeletal framework of  Buddhist doctrine from reason and observation alone?    More here