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Classical Indian Philosophy of Induction : The Nyaya Viewpoint.

By: Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2010Copyright date: ©2010Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780739147054
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Classical Indian Philosophy of Induction : The Nyaya ViewpointDDC classification:
  • 161.0954
LOC classification:
  • BC91 -- .C42 2010eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Classical Indian Philosophy of Induction -- Classical Indian Philosophy of Induction -- The Nyāya Viewpoint -- Kisor Kumar Chakrabarti -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 -- The Problem of Induction: East and West -- NOTES -- 2 -- The Later Nyāya Solution -- NOTES -- 3 -- The Method of Generalization: Vyāptigrahopāyah -- THE ACCEPTED VIEW OF THE METHOD OF GENERALIZATION: VYāPTIGRAHOPāYASIDDHāNTAH -- 4 -- Counterfactual Reasoning: Tarka -- NOTE -- 5 -- Universal-Based Extraordinary Perception: Sāmānyalakşaņapratyakşa -- THE ACCEPTED VIEW OF UNIVERSAL-BASED EXTRAORDINARY PERCEPTION: SāMāNYALAKşAņāSIDDHāNTAH -- 6 -- Earlier Views of Adjuncts: Upādhivādah -- 7 -- The Accepted View of Adjuncts: Upādhivādasiddhāntah -- 8 -- Classification of Adjuncts: Upādhivibhāgah -- EARLIER VIEWS OF WHY AN ADJUNCT IS A FAULT: UPāDHERDūşAKATāBīJAPūRvAPAKşAH -- THE ACCEPTED VIEW OF WHY AN ADJUNCT IS A FAULT: UPāDHIDūşAKATāBīJASIDDHāNTAH -- PSEUDO-ADJUNCTs: UPāDHYāBHāSANIRūPAņAM -- 9 -- Sriharsa's Khaņdanakhaņdakhādyam on Pervasion -- 10 -- Selected Passages from Prabhacandra's Prameyakamalamārtaņda on Critique of Pervasion and Inference -- 11 -- Selections from Dharmakirti's Nyāyabindu on Nonperception as a Probans -- NOTES -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author.
Summary: The work gives a survey of major contemporary, western and Indian views on the problem of induction and offers a solution to the classical problem of induction and the Grue paradox following the Nyaya perspective. The main focus is on Gangesa, the founder of Navya Nyaya, but other views including those of Buddhists, Jains, Vedantins, Carvaka, Hume, Russell, Reichenbach, Carnap, Popper, Goodman, and Quine are also discussed.
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Intro -- Classical Indian Philosophy of Induction -- Classical Indian Philosophy of Induction -- The Nyāya Viewpoint -- Kisor Kumar Chakrabarti -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 -- The Problem of Induction: East and West -- NOTES -- 2 -- The Later Nyāya Solution -- NOTES -- 3 -- The Method of Generalization: Vyāptigrahopāyah -- THE ACCEPTED VIEW OF THE METHOD OF GENERALIZATION: VYāPTIGRAHOPāYASIDDHāNTAH -- 4 -- Counterfactual Reasoning: Tarka -- NOTE -- 5 -- Universal-Based Extraordinary Perception: Sāmānyalakşaņapratyakşa -- THE ACCEPTED VIEW OF UNIVERSAL-BASED EXTRAORDINARY PERCEPTION: SāMāNYALAKşAņāSIDDHāNTAH -- 6 -- Earlier Views of Adjuncts: Upādhivādah -- 7 -- The Accepted View of Adjuncts: Upādhivādasiddhāntah -- 8 -- Classification of Adjuncts: Upādhivibhāgah -- EARLIER VIEWS OF WHY AN ADJUNCT IS A FAULT: UPāDHERDūşAKATāBīJAPūRvAPAKşAH -- THE ACCEPTED VIEW OF WHY AN ADJUNCT IS A FAULT: UPāDHIDūşAKATāBīJASIDDHāNTAH -- PSEUDO-ADJUNCTs: UPāDHYāBHāSANIRūPAņAM -- 9 -- Sriharsa's Khaņdanakhaņdakhādyam on Pervasion -- 10 -- Selected Passages from Prabhacandra's Prameyakamalamārtaņda on Critique of Pervasion and Inference -- 11 -- Selections from Dharmakirti's Nyāyabindu on Nonperception as a Probans -- NOTES -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author.

The work gives a survey of major contemporary, western and Indian views on the problem of induction and offers a solution to the classical problem of induction and the Grue paradox following the Nyaya perspective. The main focus is on Gangesa, the founder of Navya Nyaya, but other views including those of Buddhists, Jains, Vedantins, Carvaka, Hume, Russell, Reichenbach, Carnap, Popper, Goodman, and Quine are also discussed.

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