A System of Indian Logic: The Nyana Theory of Inference by John Vattanky

By John Vattanky

Nyana is the main rational and logical of the entire classical Indian philosophical platforms. within the examine of Nyana philosophy, Karikavali with its statement Muktavali, either by way of Visvanatha Nyayapancanana, with the commentaries Dinakari and Ramarudri, were of decisive importance for the previous couple of centuries as complex introductions to this topic. the current paintings concentrates on inference (anumana) in Karikavali, Muktavali and Dinakari, rigorously divided into major devices in line with the topic, and interprets and translates them. Its statement uses the first interpretation in Sanskrit contained specifically within the Ramarudri and Subodhini. The publication starts off with the Sanskrit texts of Karikavali and Muktavali; through English translation of those texts. subsequent is given the Sanskrit textual content of Dinakari which reviews at the first texts, through its English translation. finally, the publication encompasses a observation on the entire texts included.

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