HS 845 : Indian Logic

HS 845 : Indian Logic

The concept of Pramana, anumana, paksha, vyapti, hetu, hetvabhasa, pancavayava vakya.  Comparison between Navya Nyaya and Buddist concept of anumana.  

Language of Logic ` Navya Nyaya language of logic, syntactosemantic rules presented in this language, atoms of sentencial logic, namely, vishesha, prakara, samsarga. Vyutpattis. 

Discourse analysis ` padaikavakyata and vakyaikavakyata,    intentionality, classifiation of sentences, interpretation of sentences.  

Texts/References :  

Tarkalamkara, Jagadisa, Tarkamrita (with Tarakamrita Tarangini of Mukundabhatta), (Critical ed.) V.N. Jha, Pune: CASS, Puna University, 2001. 

Gangesa Tattvacitamani`i , (Eng. tr.) Prof. V.N. Jha, Delhi: Indian Book Centre, 1987. 

Vattanky, S.J. John, Nyaya Philosophy of Language, Delhi:  Satguru Publications, 1995. 

Barlingay, S.C., A Modern Introduction to Indian Logic, Delhi: National Publishing House, 1965. 

Vidyabhushan, S.C., A History of Indian Logic, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1988. 

Matilal, B.K., Character of Logic in India, New York: New York State University, 1998