The Character of Logic in India / Edition 1

The Character of Logic in India / Edition 1

by Bimal Krishna Matilal
     
 

The last work of the eminent philosopher Bimal Krishna Matilal, this book traces the origins of logical theory in India.

The Character of Logic in India is the last work of the eminent philosopher Bimal Krishna Matilal. It traces the origins of logical theory in India, with chapters on the general characteristics of Indian logic, the analysis of debate,

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The last work of the eminent philosopher Bimal Krishna Matilal, this book traces the origins of logical theory in India.

The Character of Logic in India is the last work of the eminent philosopher Bimal Krishna Matilal. It traces the origins of logical theory in India, with chapters on the general characteristics of Indian logic, the analysis of debate, Dinnaga and the triple-conditioned sign, Dharmakirti and the problem of induction, the Jaina contribution to logic, and later developments in Navya-Nyaya.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791437407
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Series:
SUNY series in Indian Thought: Texts and Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Foreword

1. Introducing Indian Logic

2. Debates and Directives

3. Tricks and Checks in Debate

4. Dinnaga: A New Era in Logical Thinking

5. Dharmakirti and the Problem of Induction in India

6. The Jaina Contribution to Logic

7. Navya-Nyaya: Technical Developments in the New School since 1300 AD

Philosophers Discussed

Bibliography

Index

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