By Vidyabhusana Satis Chandra
The writer has during this paintings basically marked the primary levels of Indian common sense within the gigantic interval of approximately thousand years starting from 640 and has traced how from Anviksiki the technological know-how of dialogue Indian good judgment constructed into the technological know-how of data Pramanasastra after which into the technological know-how of dialectics Prakarana of Tarkasastra.
The therapy of the topic is either old and significant. the writer has traced a few Greek impact on indian good judgment. for example he has proven how the 5 membered syllogism of Aristotle stumbled on its manner via Alexandria Syria and different international locations into Taxila and acquired amalgamated with the Nyaya doctrine of inference.
The ebook is likely one of the pioneer works at the topics. It has drawn on unique assets exhaustively. in addition to the preface creation, foreword and desk of contents the paintings includes a number of appendices and indexes.
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Fools run after outward pleasures and fall into the snare of death, but wise men cognizant of the im imfoJ! banker after unstable things perishable nature of the soul never hanker which give rise only to sufferings. As to the destiny of the soul after death death.. ad Kathopani~ad says that some souls enter the womb to have bodies as organic beings, beings) while others go into matter according to their work and knowledge. Such inorganic matter deRires that that dwell in the heart transmigration continues until all deeires cease.