Video ►Jaina Logic and Epistemology. Is This How it All Began?

Published: 11.04.2013
Updated: 02.10.2016

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 mystery.

The lecture will provide a fresh attempt to better understand the reasons how, why and when Jainism developed its strikingly unique logic and epistemology and what historical and doctrinal factors could have prompted the ideas which later led to the formulation of the doctrine of multiplexity of reality (anekānta-vāda). It seems that some additional insight may be gained by taking a closer look at the early relation between the founders of Jainism and the movement of the Ājīvikas.


Lecturer:

Video:

Sources
Jaina Studies Workshop At SOAS
Share this page on:
Page glossary
Some texts contain  footnotes  and  glossary  entries. To distinguish between them, the links have different colors.
  1. Anekānta-vāda
  2. JAINA
  3. Jaina
  4. Jaina Studies Workshop At SOAS
  5. Jainism
  6. SOAS
Page statistics
This page has been viewed 1048 times.
© 1997-2021 HereNow4U, Version 4.45
Home
About
Contact us
Disclaimer
Social Networking

HN4U Deutsche Version
Today's Counter: