SEM - Philosophy
5th October - 30th November 2020
presented by Rajen Lakra
ECTS Credits: 6Professor: Rajen Lakra
In this seminar various topics will be dealt with , related to Indian Logic. More importance will be given to Nyāy a Philosophy and Buddhist Philosophy. Brief outline s 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.