Chance and Contingency in Indian Philosophy: A Workshop

Event time: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
WHC 208 See map
Event description: 

List of Speakers:
Eli Franco, Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies, University of Leipzig,
“Jayarāśi on the impossibility of reasoning”

Phyllis Granoff, Department of Religious Studies, Yale University,
“Chance and Causality: Of Crows, Palm Trees, God and Salvation”

Kei Kataoka, Department of Indology,Kyushu University,
“Exceptional Absence of Regularity:A Study of Invalidity and Error”

Hiroko Matsuoka Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies, University of Leipzig,
“Kamalaśīla on Doubt as the Cause of an Action.”

Shinya Moriyama, Department of Philosophy, Shinshu University,
“Causation and Contingency: A Study on the Svābhāvikavādaparīkṣā of the Tattvasamgraha and the Tattvasamgrahapañjikā”

Isabelle Ratié, Department of Indian Studies, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris 3),
“Utpaladeva’s Vivṛti on the Pratyabhijñā Treatise: the Chapter on the Power of Action”

Masamichi Sakai, Department of the History of Religions, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan, Guest researcher,
Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia of the Austrian Academy of Sciences,
“Dharmakīrti’s Concept of Contingency/Dependence: With Special Focus on vināśa”

Kiyokuni Shiga, Faculty of Cultural Studies, Kyoto Sangyo University,
“How to deal with future existence: sarvāstivāda, yogic cognition, and causality.”

Sponsored by the Sponsored by the Glorisun Global Network for Buddhist Studies

Open to: 
General Public