The Character of Logic in India
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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Debates and Directives
Tricks and Checks in Debate
A New Era in Logical Thinking
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absence-range accept anekanta argued argument audible Buddhist called Caraka causal certainty chapter clincher cognitive concept concomitance condition connection constant absence contradiction contradictory cowhood definition Dharmakirti Dinnaga discussion distinct doctrine entity established ever-present property example exclusion false rejoinder fire formulation Gangesa Haribhadra Hence hetu Indian logic induction inferable property inferential interpretation invariable Jainas Jainism jalpa Kathavatthu knowability knowledge later law of contradiction loci locus logicians Madhyamika Matilal means Nagarjuna Naiyayikas Navya-nyaya negation non-cows non-deviation non-existent noted notion Nyaya school Nyayasutra object opponent paksa partially locatable particular paryaya perception pervasion philosophical positive pramana predicate presence-range present probandum problem problem of induction producthood Proponent proposition pseudo-reason reason refutation relation sadhya sapaksa sense similar smoke soul Sound is impermanent subject-locus theory of inference thesis things tion tradition true truth type of inference Udayana Uddyotakara universally negative unlocatable unnegatable vada Vasubandhu Vatsyayana vipaksa W. V. Quine word