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The structure of the world in Udayana's realism : a study of the Lakaṣaṇāvalī and the Kiraṇāvalī

Author: Musashi Tachikawa; Udayaṇācārya.; Udayanācārya.
Publisher: Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co. ; Hingham, MA : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston, ©1981.
Series: Studies of classical India, v. 4.
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Tachikawa, Musashi.
Structure of the world in Udayana's realism.
Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co. ; Hingham, MA : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston, ©1981
(OCoLC)557570384
Named Person: Udayaṇācārya.; Udayaņācārya.; Udayanācārya.; Udayana, Ācārya; Udayana (Ācārya)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Musashi Tachikawa; Udayaṇācārya.; Udayanācārya.
ISBN: 9027712913 9789027712912
OCLC Number: 7733869
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Harvard, 1975).
Includes indexes.
Description: xiv, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: I: The Structure of the World.- I. Introduction: Basic Concepts.- A. The World and Its Components.- B. Property (dharma) and Property-possessor (dharmin).- C. Qualiflcans (vi?e?a?a) and Qualificand (vi?e?ya).- D. Individual Manifestation (vyakti) and Generic Character (j?ti).- E. Statements Expressing thedharma-dharmin Relation.- II. Background History and Methodology.- A. Background History.- B. Methodology.- C. My Subject.- D. An Analysis of N?g?rjuna's Nominalistic View.- III. Udayana and his Works.- A. The Time of Udayana.- B. The Works of Udayana.- IV. The Structure Of The World - Introduction to a Translation of the Lak?a??va?.- V. Differentiation Of Categories - Introduction to a Translation of the Kira??val?.- A. The Concept of Inherence.- B. Differentiation in Terms of Definition (lak?a?a).- C. Differentiation in Terms of the Manifestor-Manifested (vyanjaka-vyangya) Relation.- D. Differentiation of Qualities from Other Categories.- E. Differentiation in Terms of 'Cooking' or Change Due to Heat (p?ka).- F. Differentiation of Substances (dravya).- G. Differentiation of Universals (s?m?nya) - Generic Character (j?ti) and Imposed Property (up?dhi).- H. The Hierarchy of Generic Characters.- VI. Conclusion.- Notes Of Chapters I-VI.- II: A Translation and the Sanskrit Text of the Lak?a??va?.- Notes.- III: A Translation of the Kira??val?.- A. The Section on Earth.- B. The Section on Water.- C. The Section on Fire.- Notes to Sections on Earth, Water, and Fire.- Abbreviations and References.
Series Title: Studies of classical India, v. 4.
Responsibility: by Musashi Tachikawa.
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