COURSE No- VI

VI C B-134 NY

 KERALA TRADITION OF  NYAYASASTRA(Choice Based Course)

No. of Credits: 4

Aim of  the Course:

To  create awareness about the development of Nyaya tradition in Kerala and the contribution of Kerala to Indian Logical thought.

Objectives  of the Course:

1.                  To make general understanding of the main aspects of Indian Logic and its influence in other systems of Indian philosophy.

2.                  To familiarize the students with the contribution of Kerala to Indian Logic.

3.                  To introduce Nyayasastra as a  Pramanasastra.

Course Outline:

Module-I

Introduction to the origin and development of Logical thinking in
ancient India.      

Module-II

Development of  Nyayasastra as a Pramanasastras. 

Module-III

            Contribution of Kerala to Indian Logic.   

Module-IV

            Importance of  Navya Nyaya and its application- Some examples.

 

Core Reading:

            Tarkasara of Anantanarayana Sastri

 

Reference Texts:

1.      A History of Indian Logic- Satish Chandra Vidyabhushan.

2.      Introduction of Subhodhini- Rama Varma Pariksit Thampuran

3.      The Contribution of Sanskrit Literature, Kunjunni Raja K. University of Madras, 1980.

4.      Sanskrit Tradition of Tripunithura, Neelandan C.M, Ed., by Kurup K.K.M, Central Heritage Studies, Hill Palace, Thrippunithura, 2009.

 

Evaluation:

Internal Assessment: One credit as recommended by the
           council  for higher  education-       20 marks

Attendance – 5,   Test paper-10,   Assignment /Seminar-5

End semester Examination-   (3 credits)   -  80 marks

 

Question Pattern:

                                                            Marks             No of                Total Marks

                                                                                    Questions

 

Objective type questions                1                      10                                10

Short answer questions                   2                      8 out of 12                 16

Short essays/ Annotations              4                      6  out of 9                  24

Essays                                                            15                    2 out of 4                   30

                                                                                                                        80