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Reading Bhatta Jayanta on Buddhist Nominalism - McAllister, Patrick (Editor)
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Reading Bhatta Jayanta on Buddhist Nominalism engages with an ancient Indian philosophical theory, called the "exclusion theory" (apoha), which was developed by Indian Buddhists from the fifth century of the common era onward. This theory attempts to explain what universals really are and how they are known, yet without accepting that any two real things are identical with each other, or even similar to each other, in any substantial sense. The manifold philosophical problems arising from this seemingly self-contradictory ...

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Reading Bhatta Jayanta on Buddhist Nominalism 2017, Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, Vienna

ISBN-13: 9783700179740

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