The Structure of the World in Udayana's Realism: A Study of the Lak?a?avali and theKira?avali by M. TachikawaThe Structure of the World in Udayana's Realism: A Study of the Lak?a?avali and theKira?avali by M. Tachikawa

The Structure of the World in Udayana's Realism: A Study of the Lak?a?avali and theKira?avali

byM. Tachikawa

Paperback | December 21, 2011

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Title:The Structure of the World in Udayana's Realism: A Study of the Lak?a?avali and theKira?avaliFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 21, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400977115

ISBN - 13:9789400977112

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Table of 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 (vyañjaka-vyañgya) 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.