Epistemology of Perception

Gangesa's Tattvacintamani

Translated by Stephen H. Phillips and N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya with Arindam Chakrabarti

American Institute of Buddhist Studies

Epistemology of Perception

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Pub Date: December 2004

ISBN: 9780975373439

738 Pages

Format: Hardcover

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Epistemology of Perception

Gangesa's Tattvacintamani

Translated by Stephen H. Phillips and N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya with Arindam Chakrabarti

American Institute of Buddhist Studies

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The present work is a translation of The Perception Chapter of Jewel of Reflection on the Truth, a foundational text by the great fourteenth-century Indian logician Gangesa Upadhyaya. The authors' introduction and running commentary to the translation provide essential theoretical and historical background, contextualization, analysis, and comparison of Nyaya and Western traditions. Includes a detailed glossary and index.

Published by American Institute of Buddhist Studies (AIBS)

About the Author

Stephen Phillips (PhD, Philosophy, Harvard) is Professor of Philosophy and Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of several books, including Epistemology of Perception (AIBS, 2004), Yoga, Karma, and Rebirth: A Brief History and Philosophy (Columbia, 2009), and Epistemology in Classical India: The Knowledge Sources of the Nyaya School (Routledge, 2015). He specializes in Indian philosophies, world philosophies, and philosophy of religion.