Epistemology in Classical Indian Philosophy

[Revised entry by Stephen Phillips on January 22, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Theory of knowledge, pramāṇa-śāstra, is a rich genre of Sanskrit literature, spanning almost twenty
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[Revised entry by Stephen Phillips on January 22, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Theory of knowledge, pramāṇa-śāstra, is a rich genre of Sanskrit literature, spanning almost twenty centuries, carried out in texts belonging to distinct schools of philosophy. Debate across school occurs especially on epistemological issues, but no author writes on knowledge independently of the sort of metaphysical commitment that defines the various classical systems...

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