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Author Matilal, Bimal Krishna.
Title The character of logic in India / Bimal Krishna Matilal ; edited by Jonardon Ganeri and Heeraman Tiwari.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 1998.

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Author Matilal, Bimal Krishna.
Series Suny series in Indian thought
Suny series in Indian thought.
Subject Logic -- India -- History.
Alt Name Ganeri, Jonardon.
Tiwari, Heeraman.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 180 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-176) and index.
Contents Introducing Indian logic -- Debates and directives -- Tricks and checks in debate -- Dinnaga: a new era in logical thinking -- Dharmakirti and the problem of induction in India -- The Jaina contribution to logic -- Navya-Nyaya: technical developments in the new school since 1300 AD.
Summary The Character of Logic in India is the last work of the eminent philosopher Bimal Krishna Matilal. It traces the origins of logical theory in India, with chapters on the general characteristics of Indian logic, the analysis of debate, Dinnaga and the triple-conditioned sign, Dharmakirti and the problem of induction, the Jaina contribution to logic, and later developments in Navya-Nyaya. -- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585059306 (electronic bk.)
9780585059303 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42855334
Additional Format Print version: Matilal, Bimal Krishna. Character of logic in India. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1998 0791437396 (DLC) 97019873 (OCoLC)36942519
Table of Contents
 Editors' Foreword 
1Introducing Indian Logic1
2Debates and Directives31
3Tricks and Checks in Debate60
4Dinnaga: A New Era in Logical Thinking88
5Dharmakirti and the Problem of Induction in India108
6The Jaina Contribution to Logic127
7Navya-Nyaya: Technical Developments in the New School since 1300 AD140
 Philosophers Discussed169

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