The Character of Logic in India / Edition 1

The Character of Logic in India / Edition 1

by Bimal Krishna Matilal
     
 

ISBN-10: 079143740X

ISBN-13: 9780791437407

Pub. Date: 05/28/1998

Publisher: State University of New York Press

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…  See more details below

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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:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Foreword
1Introducing Indian Logic1
2Debates and Directives31
3Tricks and Checks in Debate60
4Dinnaga: A New Era in Logical Thinking88
5Dharmakirti and the Problem of Induction in India108
6The Jaina Contribution to Logic127
7Navya-Nyaya: Technical Developments in the New School since 1300 AD140
Philosophers Discussed169
Bibliography171
Index177

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