Akalanka

Updated: 22.07.2010
Alias(es)
Akalañka, Akalaṅka

Lifetime

Born: 5th Century CE

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Key Jain logician, philosopher
Works:
  • Laghiyastraya
  • Pramānasangraha
  • Nyāyaviniscaya-vivarana
  • Siddhiviniscaya-vivarana
  • Astasati
  • Tattvārtharājavārtika
are seen as landmarks in Indian logic.
The impact of Akalanka may be surmised by the fact that Jain Nyāya is also known as Akalanka Nyāya.

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