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Classical Indian metaphysics: refutations of realism and the emergence of" New logic
Format: Book
Publication Date: Nov 30, 1994
Publisher: Open Court
Place of Publication: Chicago
Pages: 391
Sources ID: 112141
Visibility: Public (group default)
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This book opens the door, for all lovers of philosophy, to the latest and most sophisticated discussions of classical Indian thought. Classical Indian Metaphysics has been designed so that it can be read by the student who knows little about classical Indian traditions, as well as the specialist in Indian philosophy. Classical Indian Metaphysics is an introduction to classical Indian metaphysics in general, with a special focus on New Logic and its response to idealist dialectical attacks. It comprises two wide-ranging introductory chapters covering the earliest periods of Indian thought, two chapters discussing metaphysical arguments within late classical debates, and a final chapter providing translations of key passages from late texts.