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 H. Phillips is a professor of philosophy and Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin. N.S. Ramanuja Tatacharya is the former vice chancellor of Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati. Arindam Chakrabarti is a professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii.