The classification of fallacious reasons in “nyāyapraveśaka-śāstra”

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The article contains the translation from Sanskrit to Russian of the fragment (sutras 1, 2, 4, 9-13) of the short logic work “Nyāyapraveśaka-śāstram” (“Treatise bringing in the rules [of reasoning]”) and some comments. Text was written in VI CE in the school of the founder of Buddhist logic Dignāga. The fragment is dedicated to 14 errors of the reasons of inference, (unproven, uncertain and contradictory), and contains restrictions for the rule of three characteristics for hetu (trairūpya). Full Russian translation of the text isn’t published yet.

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N A Kanaeva

National Research University “Higher School of Economics”

Staraya Basmannaya st., 21/4, Moscow, Russia, 105066


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