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By Vidyabhusana Satis Chandra

The writer has during this paintings basically marked the primary phases of Indian common sense within the gigantic interval of approximately thousand years starting from 640 and has traced how from Anviksiki the technology of dialogue Indian good judgment built into the technological know-how of data Pramanasastra after which into the technological know-how of dialectics Prakarana of Tarkasastra.

The remedy of the topic is either old and demanding. the writer has traced a few Greek effect on indian good judgment. for example he has proven how the 5 membered syllogism of Aristotle discovered its means via Alexandria Syria and different international locations into Taxila and bought amalgamated with the Nyaya doctrine of inference.

The ebook is likely one of the pioneer works at the topics. It has drawn on unique assets exhaustively. in addition to the preface creation, foreword and desk of contents the paintings includes numerous appendices and indexes.

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2. 2, 27; x. 6, 3, 1; xi. 7, 2, 23. Vide Muir's Sao,f:1krit Texts. Vol. V, pp. 300-335. l According to them all persons are after death reborn into another world where they enjoy pleasures or suffer pains according to their good or evil deeds. " Kathopa- of the soul called atrnan. The soul is desnlsad. cribed as being distinct from the body. It is not born, it doeR not die) it sprang from nothing and nothing sprang from it. It is eternal and everlasting and is not killed though the body is killed The wise man who knows the soul as bodile~s \vithin the body, as uncha,nging among changing things, as great and omnipresent, never grieves.

411 Transcendent Perception (alaubkr: pratyak~a) 412 Inference,8arrtttnaya-vada 414 The Invalidit\ of Xon-perception Anupalabillti or prama'Yl-ya vada. 414 Non-existence (or Negation), Abltava-v5ria .. /,utva-vada .. 417 The Doctrine of Self-consoiousness, Anu'IJ,1/avasaya-vada 418 Immediate Perception, N i1'vikalpa-vada 418 Mediate Perception; 8avikalpa-vada •. 419 BOOK II. r"irllpa'l'fa .. 419 Inference distinct frolll Perceptioll . 420 Five Provisional Definitions of Invariable Concomitance, Vyapti-pancakam ..

Prakara~-MANUAL OF LOGIC. Ohapter I The Nyaya·p1'akara'i~a reducM its categorie8 to one. I. he Neo-Brahmal}ic age i. Composition of the Prakara'lfas, Manual of Logic .. :{. Four Classes of Prakaranas 4. N yaya·prakara~ developing the category of prama~a 5. Bhasarvajfia H. a •. Inference, anumana H etvabhiisa, Fallacy of Reason A. Unproved (asiddha) .. B. The Contradictory (viruddha) .. C. The Uncertain (anaikantika) •. D. Non-tried or Non·conclusive (anadhyavasUa or anupasamhiiri). E. Mistimed or Incompatible Reason (kiizatyayop{ldi~~a or badhita) F.

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