By David B. Zilberman (auth.), Helena Gourko, Robert S. Cohen (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1402033397

ISBN-13: 9781402033391

ISBN-10: 1402033400

ISBN-13: 9781402033407

This booklet is uncommon in lots of respects. It was once written by way of a prolific writer whose tragic premature demise didn't let to complete this and plenty of different of his undertakings. It was once assembled from quite a few excerpts, notes, and fragments in line with his preliminary plans. Zilberman’s legacy nonetheless awaits its actual discovery and this publication is a moment installment to it after The start of that means in Hindu notion (Kluwer, 1988). Zilberman’s therapy of analogy is exclusive in its process, scope, and universality for Western philosophical suggestion. continuously in comparison to jap and particularly classical Indian interpretations, analogy is gifted through Zilberman as a major and in lots of methods fundamental approach to philosophizing or philosophy-building. as a result of its universality, this technique could be additionally utilized in linguistics, common sense, social research, in addition to ancient and anthropological examine. those purposes are fundamental a part of Zilberman’s publication. A prophetic jump to principally uncharted territories, this publication can be of substantial curiosity for specialists and rookies within the box of analogy alike.

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Certainly, this ‘philosophical body’ is not just a mathematical ‘sum’ of contents of such philosophies, since their mutual mirroring’ appears to be infinite. This paradoxical co-existence of fixable (philosophical texts) and nonexistent (texts’ images, philosophical ‘texture’) dimensions leads to numerous confusions of Western philosophy when it attempts to interpret classical Indian philosophies. Basically what is usually grasped, even by a very careful Western reconstruction, is only philosophical text, never its ‘texture’.

Analogy in Western Philosophy and Indian Approaches to Analogy, in the present volume. (67) Ibid. (68) Zilberman, D. Approaching Discourses between Three Persons on Modal Methodology and Summa Metaphysicorum. 311. (69) Zilberman, D. The Indian Type of Cultural Tradition, in the present volume. (70) Zilberman, D. 14-16. (71) Nya− ya, for instance, within which understanding is described as an imposition of properties of one thing into another thing, is apparently analogous to Yoga, where this attitude is lifted into a level of a mental awareness and which takes for granted that properties of one thing are imposed upon another thing.

25-26. 15. 16. (60) Zilberman, D. Levada]. 3. /3. (61) Zilberman, D. History of Indian Logic, in the present volume. (62) Ibid. (63) Zilberman, D. Analogy in Western Philosophy: Introduction, in the present volume. (64) See Appendix 2 of this book. (65) Zilberman, D. 1-2. /3. Hayes, in: The Poems, Prose and Plays of Alexander Pushkin. 343. (66) Zilberman, D. Analogy in Western Philosophy and Indian Approaches to Analogy, in the present volume. (67) Ibid. (68) Zilberman, D. Approaching Discourses between Three Persons on Modal Methodology and Summa Metaphysicorum.

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