Scripture, Logic, Language - Table of Contents

Essays on Dharmakīrti and His Tibetan Successors

CONTENTS

Series Editor’s Preface by E. Gene Smith
Acknowledgments and Notes on the Bibliographic Sources       
Abbreviations           
Introduction 

Scripturally Based Argumentation
1. Dharmakīrti, Āryadeva and Dharmapāla on Scriptural Authority     
2. How Much of a Proof is Scripturally Based Inference?
3. Pre-Dharmakīrti Commentators on the Definition of a Thesis           

Logic
4. On Parārthānumāna, Theses and Syllogisms     
5. On Sapakṣa           
6. Formal and Semantic Aspects of Tibetan Buddhist Debate Logic      
7. Dharmakīrti and Tibetans on Adṛśyānupalabdhihetu   
8. What is the Svadharmin in Buddhist logic?      
9. Is Buddhist Logic Non-classical or Deviant?      

Philosophy of Language
10. On the So-called Difficult Point of the Apoha Theory
11. What Can One Reasonably Say about Nonexistence?
Co-authored by Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

Bibliography 
Index