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A Hindu Critique of Buddhist Epistemology: Kumarila on by John Taber

By John Taber

this can be a translation of the bankruptcy on conception of Kumarilabhatta's magnum opus, the Slokavarttika, one of many important texts of the Hindu reaction to the feedback of the logical-epistemological university of Buddhist proposal. In an in depth remark, the writer explains the process the argument from verse to verse and alludes to different theories of classical Indian philosophy and different technical concerns. Notes to the interpretation and remark move extra into the historic and philosophical historical past of Kumarila's rules. The ebook presents an advent to the historical past and the improvement of Indian epistemology, a synopsis of Kumarila's paintings and an research of its argument.

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