E-seminar: Indian Logic

E-seminar: Indian Logic

SEM - Philosophy 

5th October - 30th November 2020 

presented by Rajen Lakra

Professor: Dr. Rajen Lakra


In this seminar various topics will be dealt  with,  related to Indian Logic. More importance will be given to Nyāya  Philosophy and Buddhist Philosophy.  Brief outlines  of the topics that are going to be covered in this seminar are given below.  

  • In what sense is the Indian Logic, Logic? 
  • Some special features of Indian Logic. 
  • Difference between Indian epistemology and Indian logic. 
  • Two approaches to Inference in Indian Philosophy. 
  • Inference as indirect knowledge. 
  • The question of reducibility of other forms of indirect knowledge to  inference. 
  • Detailed analysis of  inference for oneself and inference for others  in  the Nyāya school  of philosophy  and how inference for others is different from the Western understanding of logic.  
  • Game of invariable  concomitance  or universal relation. 
  • What is the necessary condition of inference? 
  • Types of inference  precisely in  Nyāya  philosophy. 
  • Buddhist Logic: law of identity and the law of causality. 
  • Various fallacies of inference in  Nyāya  and Buddhist philosophy. 


  • Present the historical context of the birth of Christianity.
  • Re-establish the movement of Jesus in ancient Judaism from the first century.
  • Present new research: diversity of papers devoted to "Jesus of history".
  • Understand the issue of the birth of Christianity in a Palestine crossed by political and religious crises.


This seminar is available to Master 1 and Master 2 students registered at Domuni Universitas. The seminar can also be purchased individually, subject to available places. To sign up, please send an email to