Tibetan Epistemology and Philosophy of Language

[Revised entry by Pascale Hugon on March 11, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] The birth of the Tibetan epistemological tradition (Tib. tshad ma) follows the reception in Tibet of the central works
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[Revised entry by Pascale Hugon on March 11, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] The birth of the Tibetan epistemological tradition (Tib. tshad ma) follows the reception in Tibet of the central works on the subject by the Indian Buddhist forefathers, principally Dharmakīrti and his commentators. Tibetan epistemology evolved to a large extent in the framework of a commentarial tradition, which did not prevent it from developing into an indigenous system with its specific terminology and formal features, a system that involves issues...

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