Dignāga’s Logic of Invention

  title={Dignāga’s Logic of Invention},
  author={Volker Peckhaus},
In this paper the Indian Buddhist logic of the Middle Ages is connected to methodological aspects of logic, especially to the idea that logic can serve as an organon, e. g., as a tool for discovering novelties. Research on this idea can be characterized by questions like “Is there a logic of invention?”, “What is the role, if any, of deductive logic in creative processes?”, “What is the role of logic in philosophy of science, especially in a philosophy of science which takes the context of… CONTINUE READING

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