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Hermeneutical Principles in Vaiśeṣika

  • ShashiPrabha Kumar
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Abstract

This chapter deals with the principles of hermeneutics pertaining to Vaiśeṣika school of Indian philosophy. Hermeneutics is the method of understanding ancient texts and interpretation of their meaning. It has come to be a tool for explaining reality and language in the area of philosophy. Although the Indian philosophical tradition does not describe hermeneutics as such, yet the principles it adopts are well expressed in different systems of Indian philosophy. The present chapter aims at expounding the same.

Keywords

Padārtha Vyākhyā Śabda pramāṇa Sūtra Bhāṣya Vārttika Saṁgraha Ṭīkā Ṭippaṇī Vṛtti Sādharmya Vaidharmya Astitva Abhidheyatva Jñeyatva Mahodaya Pramiti 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • ShashiPrabha Kumar
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  1. 1.Shri Shankaracharya Sanskrit MahavidyalayaBharatiya Vidya BhavanNew DelhiIndia

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