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

By Vidyabhusana Satis Chandra

The writer has during this paintings in actual fact marked the critical levels 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 constructed into the technological know-how of information Pramanasastra after which into the technology of dialectics Prakarana of Tarkasastra.

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

The e-book is among the pioneer works at the topics. It has drawn on unique resources exhaustively. along with the preface creation, foreword and desk of contents the paintings comprises numerous appendices and indexes.

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Vide RockhIll's Life of Buddha, p. 64. Cf. ll Mahavagga, Khandhakas I, VIII In which there occurs the name A~~haka " ~ Sampath_eBooks 12 INDIAN LOGIC, ANCIENT SCHOOL, ANVIK~IKt, CRAP. II. of the work contains a dissertation on the senses a summary of which is given below:There are five organs of sense, viz. the eye, ear, nose, tongue and skin. The five elements of which these are made are fire, ether, e,arth, water and air. The five objects of sense are colonr, sound, smell, taste and touch. The five kinds of sensuous knowledge are the " visual, the auditory, the olfactory, the gustaHIS doctrme of the tory and the tactual.

Moulton. p. 141. Sampath_eBooks MEDHATITHI GAUTAMA. 2t a man to he born who is a master in assemblies and skIlled in sacr~d lore, so that he comes away from debate a victor over Gaotema 1 " In the Anguttara-nikaya lt of the Pal! Sutta-pi~aka we nwet with ten orders of non-BuddhIst recluses of Medhatlthl Gautama's which" Gotamaka" 3 was one. ThIS order age. ) who maintamcd that certain things were eternal and other things were non-eternal. If this sage was identical with the leader of the Gotamaka sect or the founder of tht" Anviksiki, it will be difficult to resist the conclusion that he was a senior ~ontemporary of Buddha Sakyamuni We may therefore fix the date of Medhatithi Gautama at about 550 B C.

Though rebuked in such unpleasant, improper and illapplied terms, Sulabha was not in the least annoyed but maintained a tranquil and dignified attitude. In the 'course of her reply to the king she made the following observations, on the canons of a sound speech :A speech properly so called should be subtle, discriminative and orderly. It. should lead to a decision and indicate a purpose. dhyaya. 320, vt'l'SeS 78-94. Sampath_eBooks A~TAVAKRA-A VIOLENT HERA'i'ER A good speech is (1) fraught with sense, (2) unequivocal, (3) fair.

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