Author:Jitendranath Mohanty

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Gangesa's Theory of Truth: Containing the Text of Gangesa's Pramanya (Jnapti) Vada

By: Jitendranath Mohanty

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2006

Seller ID: 102142

ISBN: 8120806182

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This book is a study on Gangesa`s Pramanavada, and contains a free English translation of the Sanskrit text. This study clarifies the concept of truth in Indian philosophy, especially in the Mimamsa and the Nyaya systems and attempts a critical appraisal of the pramanya theories. Not much attention has been paid by scholars to a precise explication of the concept of truth in Indian philosophy. This work throws light on this and clarifies the concepts, and clarifies the amazingly complicated simple question: Is pramanya svatah or paratah? This is one of those question: Is pramanya svatah or par... View more info