J.L. Shaw

Biography

Jaysankar Lal Shaw, senior lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, had his education at Calcutta University and received his Ph.D. at Rice University, Houston, Texas. He taught at Jadavpur University, Calcutta, at the University of Alabama, USA, and was an Associate Professor at the University of Hawaii.

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Books

Some Logical Problems Concerning Existence
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language
Some Logical Problems Concerning Existence is not only a treatise on philosophical logic or philosophy of language but also contains explanations of concepts which are necessary for understanding other branches of philosophy, especially metaphysics or ontology. It deals with the nature of existential propositions, theories of definite descriptions, and definitions of existence.
Causality and Its Application: Samkhya, Bauddha and Nyaya
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Causality and Its Application is an examination of causality from the perspective of three schools of Indian thought. This book deals with a range of questions, such as whether the material cause contains the effect in its subtle form, whether causality can be defined in terms of efficacy, whether causal conditions are related to each other and whether they can be classified into types.
The Nyaya on Meaning:A Commentary on Pandit Visvabandhu
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 26,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The Nyaya on Meaning is an examination of meaning in the Navya-Nyaya school of Indian philosophy.
Human Beings and Freedom: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This volume focuses on some contemporary issues relating to freedom, equality, identity and resistance from various perspectives, such as psychological, social, political, and metaphysical. In doing so it addresses topics such as the nature of human beings, political freedom, the relationship between freedom and equality, sex, gender and race, humour, and the notion of critique.

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