Posted: 02.10.2016
By Lucas den Boer
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London The SOAS Centre for Jaina Studies hosted the 15th Jaina Studies Workshop on 22 March 2013 The theme was Jaina logic. On the evening prior to the workshop, Piotr Balcerowicz (University of Warsaw) delivered the 13th Annual Jaina Lecture: Jaina Logic and Epistemology: Is This How It All Began? Piotr Balcerowicz (University of Warsaw) Balcerowicz...
Posted: 16.04.2013
By Andrew More
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: This paper discusses the logic of argumentation in passages relating to the laity in Sūyagaḍaṃga 2.2 as well as in the section on the hierarchy of beings at the end of the Uvavāiya. In Sūyagaḍaṃga 2.2 the compiler...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Himal Trikha
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In the Satyaśāsanaparīkṣā Vidyānandin frequently uses kathaṅcit, sarvathā, anekānta and ekānta to demonstrate the supremacy of the Jain's ontology to the ontological theories of other schools of thought. The paper...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Dr. Jayandra Soni
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In dealing with the history of Jaina philosophical speculation after the age of the Āgamas, K.K. Dixt in his now well-known work Jaina Ontology (pp. 88-163) conveniently divides the speculations into three stages which he...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Fabien Schang
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Jainism is part and parcel of what has been depicted under the name of "dialectical logics", or "Indian logics". What do these logical systems consist in? A special emphasis will be made about formal semantics, given that the...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Dr. Shin Fujinaga
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Saptabhaṅgī or a statement with seven sentences sometimes represents the whole Jaina philosophical doctrine and logical thoughts. In this paper, first its relationship with anekāntavāda or the Jaina theory of multi-face of...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Laurent Keiff
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In a recent paper on Siddharṣigaṇi's Handbook of Logic penned by Gorisse, Clerbout and Rahman (2011, JPL), one finds the idea that the viewpoint-knowledge of the Jain gnoseology is an implicit epistemic context that bounds...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Anne Clavel
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: It is well-known that the doctrine of viewpoints (nayavāda) is a cornerstone of the Jaina philosophy of multilateralism inasmuch as the truth of an utterance does not imply that any other utterance is false. The usual...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Dr. Marie-Hélène Gorisse
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Late Jain treatises about theory of knowledge essentially deal with the following question: how to gain new knowledge? In the field of argumentation, this task is generally handled by an inference (anumā ṇ a), the means by...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Olle Qvarnström
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: This paper deals with the Jain portrayal and critique of Sāṃkhya epistemology as expressed in Haribhadrasūri’s Śāstravārtāsamuccaya and Yogabindu. These texts provide us with a series of hypothetical, but in all...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Dharmchand Jain
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer: Dharmchand Jain Abstract: Into the panorama of Indian Epistemology and Logic Jain philosophers entered later than Naiyāyikas and Buddhists, but they have contributed a lot by developing a new definition of pramāṇa (organ of...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Dr. Peter Flügel
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer: Dr. Peter Flügel Abstract: Jain perspectivist logic is predicated on the alternation of viewpoints in time. The paper will explore in which ways Jain conceptions of time and logic are interrelated. A phenomenological approach will...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Dr. Johannes Bronkhorst
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer: Dr. Johannes Bronkhorst Abstract: Ājīvikism, a vanished Indian religion, has been admirably studied by A. L. Basham in his 1951 monograph. Since then, a renewed study of the existing evidence has led to an improved understanding...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Masahiro Ueda
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer: Masahiro Ueda Abstract: In Jaina texts, there were several methods to investigate the words in sacred scriptures (Āgama). Using these methods, commentators of the scriptures were able to investigate the words and transmit their...
Posted: 11.04.2013
 
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Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Dr. Piotr Balcerowicz
13th Annual Jaina Lecture: Date: 21 March 2013 Time: 6:00 PM Finished: 21 March 2013 Time: 8:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Abstract Despite its importance for the history and development of Indian religions and philosophical thought, the beginnings of Jainism, not to mention the movement of the Ājīvikas once apparently closely allied to the Jainas, still remain shrouded in...
Posted: 15.02.2013
 
13th Annual Jaina Lecture: Jaina Logic and Epistemology. Is This How it All Began? Photo: Ingrid Schoon Date: 21 March 2013 Time: 6:00 PM Finishes: 21 March 2013 Time: 8:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Lecture Abstract Despite its importance for the history and development of Indian religions and philosophical thought, the beginnings of Jainism, not...
Posted: 05.02.2013
 
15th Jaina Studies Workshop: Jaina Logic Photo: Ingrid Schoon Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finishes: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Workshop The full day workshop follows on from the lecture which is held on Thursday, 21 March. Programme Time Description 9.00 Tea and Coffee First Session: Jain perspectivism 9.15 Johannes...

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