Knowing, Doing, and Doubting: Nyāya Philosophy

For the philosophers of the Nyāya school, the role of knowledge was to make effective action possible.

Will Buckingham
8 min readFeb 7

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Texts and Woven Threads

The tradition of Nyāya philosophy in India goes back to a text called the Nyāya-sūtra. It is one of the most extensive treatments of the art of…

Will Buckingham

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