Dharmakirti on the Psychology of Inferential Processes, Shoryu Katsura (The Role of drstnta in Dignga's Logic, an essay that dovetails closely with Iw ata' s), and Ernst Steinkellner (The Early Dharmakirti on the Purpose of Examples) represent a promising middle course, each offering philosophically sensitive and accessible interpretations that remain grounded in carefully considered textual passages. Since it is not possible to do justice, in this review, to such a wide range of essays, and since philosophically interesting issues seem to me to emerge (in ways that nevertheless closely interpret the Indian materials) most clearly from the latter three essays, I will concentrate here on the contributions by Kellner, Katsura (and Iw ata), and Steinkellner, which together give a useful sense of the kinds of concerns addressed in this volume.
800 Journal of the American Oriental Society 128.4 (2008) The author then offers three possible interpretations of the relationship between the goddess and the simian: 1) that there is none; 2) that the traditions “reﬂect an indigenous folklore in which men and women fantasize
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