The Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Volume 2
Indian Metaphysics and Epistemology: The Tradition of Nyaya-Vaisesika up to Gangesa
Edited by Karl H. Potter


The complementary systems of Nyaya and Vaisesika constitute one of the oldest and most important traditions within Indian philosophy. This volume offers a systematic and detailed exposition of the two schools from their beginning to the time of Gangesa (A.D. 150-1350). An extensive interpretive essay introduces summaries of most of the known works written within the tradition. The result is both an excellent introduction for students and an indispensable guide to the thought and literature of early Nyaya-Vaisesika.

First published in 1978.

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