Fragments from Dinnaga

by H.N. Randle


  • ISBN: 9788120829800, 8120829808
  • Year of Publication: 1981
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 100
  • Language: English
  • Regular price ₹ 495.00

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    This treatise, originally written as part of a study of logic in the Early Schools, contains seventeen fragments attributed to Dinnaga by Vacaspati Misra as also confirmed by the Tibetan version of the Pramana-samuccaya, the authorship of which is also attributed to Dinnaga. The fragments constitute the Sanskrit text transliterated in Roman script, translated and annotated into English. The text deals with the various topics of logic such as Perception, Inference, Valid Testimony, Analogy, Apoha etc. The book covers two appendices: (1) Dinnaga and Prasastapada. (2) Summary of Buddhist logical doctrine. It is documented with Preface, Bibliography, Abbreviations and Index.

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