Vidyabhusana Satis Chandra's A History of Indian Logic: Ancient Mediaeval and Modern PDF

By Vidyabhusana Satis Chandra

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

The therapy 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 stumbled on its manner via Alexandria Syria and different international locations into Taxila and bought amalgamated with the Nyaya doctrine of inference.

The booklet is among the pioneer works at the matters. It has drawn on unique assets exhaustively. along with the preface advent, foreword and desk of contents the paintings comprises a number of appendices and indexes.

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