A Class-Room Introduction to Logic

Introduction to Indian Logic

Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal


The title of the present paper might arouse some curiosity among the minds of the readers. The very first question that arises in this respect is whether India produced any logic in the real sense of the term as has been used in the West. This paper is centered only on the three systems of Indian philosophy namely Nyāya, Buddhism and Jainism. We have been talking of Indian philosophy, Indian religion, Indian culture and Indian spirituality, but not that which are of more fundamental concepts for any branch of knowledge whether it is social sciences or humanities. No aspect of human life and the universe has been left unexamined by Indian philosophers, and this leads to a totality of vision in both philosophical and psychological fields. In this paper we will discuss the main thinkers, sources and main concepts related to different Indian philosophies mentioned above.

To be published in 2011


1 Comment »

  1. hey i gotta write assignment on indian logic can u pls provide sum more information

    Comment by alice kaushik — October 2, 2011 @ 7:50 am | Reply

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