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The Epistemologists’ version of dharma s would be no exception in that respect of being particulars rather than universals. History of Western Philosophy. So an unrelated kevala property is not being proved of anything.

So, in this fashion, it would follow absurdly that all statements of things to be established would become theses. It looks like we have something much like the two-fold process of reference-fixing and reference-borrowing that figure in causal theories of reference. This point was not developed by Dharmakirti, nor by his commentators—nor was it made clear by anyone whether the thesis acandrah sasi was actually advanced by any historical pramanavarrttika, or whether, as seems more likely, it was purely hypothetical.

See our remarks in connection with k.

Translating prasiddha by “what is commonly recognized” may well capture Dignaga’s own use of the term, as for him opposition by prasiddha was probably only a rpamanavarttika of eliminating solecisms, i. It is probably best to see this excursus on definitions in k. There would thus be invalidation with regard to that [dharmin, sound] alone.

However, as Dreyfus shows, the passages from PVinT and others are interpreted in different fashions by Tibetans, so that it should be cautioned that there is no Tibetan consensus here. Because one doubts whether it is excluded from the dissimilar instances, namely, from entities which are of the nature of impermanence.



NMG Nyayamanjarigranthibhahga of Cakradhara. The inference becomes sesavat. The thesis is false, not simply because sasin is generally used ptamanavarttika mean candra in Sanskrit, but rather because sasin, and for that matter, everything else, is fit to be the designatum of the word candra.

Much of the argument here in Buddhist Epistemology and in other schools of Buddhism is essentially an appeal to perceptual evidence and common sense: There is, however, something of a dilemma here.

And then dharmakidti would be five sorts [of invalidation of the thesis], as is the explanation in the NM.

Note that there are some variations in the formulation of this so-called “inference consisting dharmakirfi an acknowledgment [of fitness]” grags pa’i rjes dpag. Essays on Dharmakirti and his Tibetan Successors.

Dharmakirti’s Pramanavarttika, the Chapter of Pratyaksa -an annoted translation (4)-

What is the upshot if things are explained in this way? Now, suppose that in spite of the lack of any connection, the invalidation of impermanence is still to be accepted.

Following Bu ston’s commentary on PVin, the opponent here is a Mimamsaka. Now, what is the logical relation between principle I and II? To this an adversary might say that the subject, permanent space, has been invalidated. So why should the thesis- statement be any different in this regard? If the pervasion between C and B does hold, then that between not-B and not-C will hold automatically: The phrase tatra sidhyati should pramanabarttika understood as a locative absolute in accordance with Pramanavarthika Tib.: The Buddhist thus shows that such a space cannot exist because, if it prajanavarttika, its various qualities like sound would also have to exist causelessly and hence at all times together, just like the space.


Indian Philosophy in Asian Philosophy. His adversary seems to hold that only certain words i.

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Reprinted dharmakkrti Kleine Schriften— Indeed, when the opponent’s subject is invalidated it is not so that this property [i. The Pramanavarttika is written in about dharmwkirti, verse stanzas. Bibliography and Abbreviations Note: Yoichi Fukuda and Yumiko Ishihama: It should be noted that Miyasaka’s classification of k. Hence, the reason would not be stated at all. Finally, it is to be noted that Manorathanandin comments upon sasiny apy.

Our amendment, however, is based on PVV ad k. They would only become his when contingent conditions had been satisfied, viz. On the one hand, the interest of truth is not served by an arbitrary requirement that the proponent must comply with treatises, be they correct or dharmakirhi.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Gaekwad’s Oriental Series Studies in Buddhist PhilosophyKyoto: Indeed, it has [already] been explained that this [type of argumentation] is incoherent.