The Character of Logic in India

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Philosophy - 180 pages
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In this book, Matilal brings together two decades of thought about the origins, development, and nature of Indian logical theory. Matilal brings to bear his distinctive and sophisticated treatment of the philosophical issues, in which our understanding of the theories of the classical Indian writers is enriched by concepts drawn from contemporary analytical theory.

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Contents

Debates and Directives
31
Tricks and Checks in Debate
60
A New Era in Logical Thinking
88
Copyright

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Matilal was the Spalding Professor of Eastern Religions and Ethics, and Fellow of all Souls College, Oxford.

Jonardon Ganeri is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Liverpool.

Tiwari earned his Ph.D. at Oxford and is a research analyst and broadcaster for the BBC Hindi World Service in London.

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