Questions tagged [nyaya-sutra]

Questions regarding Nyaya Sutra, composed by Gautama, the foundational text of Nyaya School.

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What does the atomic nature of mind mean in Nyaya sutras?

In Book 2, chapter 1 of Nyaya Sutras commentary, in line 85, I have a doubt. The mind too has not been omitted from our definition inasmuch as we have spoken of non-simultaneity of acts of ...
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Where can we get the Nyaya Sutras along with their commentaries in English translation?

Everyone knows how important the Nyaya Sutras are for Indian philosophy. Indeed, it is impossible to imagine a work of greater influence than this in the history of Indian thought. It is virtually the ...
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How many commentaries have there been of the Nyaya Sutras?

The Nyaya Sutras, composed by the Gautama, is one of the most important Indian philosophical texts and forms the basis of Nyaya school of thought. Now, how many commentaries are there of these Sutras?...
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How are logical fallacies identified in Hindu philosophical debates? Do they have specific names?

This article lists the 12 common fallacies committed by people in everyday discussions and also by philosophers in debates from time to time. Are similar logical fallacies found in Hindu debates? How ...
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What do the Nyaya Sutras say about the existence of God?

What do the Nyaya Sutras say about the existence of God? Does it believe in the existence of God or deny it?
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What is Nyaya Philosophy? [duplicate]

What is Nyaya philosophy in Hinduism? Is there any scripture for this Philosophy? Is it required to learn the basics of Hinduism?
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What are the rules of philosophical debates in ancient India?

Indian logicians and philosophers have been involved in philosophical debates from ancient times. They have laid down rules not only the method of conducting and regulating a debate but also the ...
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What is the relationship between cause and effect according to Nyaya Sutras?

Nyaya Sutra, written by Maharishi Gautama, is the foundational text of the Nyaya school of thought, one of the Shad-Darshanas in Hinduism. Amongst other things, this text talks about the theory of ...