Context-Sensitivity in Jain Philosophy: A Dialogical Study of Siddharṣigaṇi’s Commentary on the Handbook of Logic

@article{Clerbout2011ContextSensitivityIJ,
  title={Context-Sensitivity in Jain Philosophy: A Dialogical Study of Siddharṣigaṇi’s Commentary on the Handbook of Logic},
  author={Nicolas Clerbout and Marie-H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Gorisse and Shahid Rahman},
  journal={Journal of Philosophical Logic},
  year={2011},
  volume={40},
  pages={633-662}
}
In classical India, Jain philosophers developed a theory of viewpoints (naya-vāda) according to which any statement is always performed within and dependent upon a given epistemic perspective or viewpoint. The Jainas furnished this epistemology with an (epistemic) theory of disputation that takes into account the viewpoint in which the main thesis has been stated. The main aim of our paper is to delve into the Jain notion of viewpoint-contextualisation and to develop the elements of a suitable… 

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