The Character of Logic in India
Bimal Krishna Matilal, Jonardon Ganeri, Heeraman Tiwari
SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Philosophy - 180 pages
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.
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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 Dihnaga discussion distinct doctrine entity established ever-present property example exclusion false rejoinder fire formulation Gahgesa 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