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Buddhist logic-epistemology: Buddhist logic has been applied to social science research

Buddhist logic-epistemology is the study of Buddhist logic, perception, reasoning, cognition, and is part of Buddhist philosophy.

This is an interesting and impressive topic, we can say that this is an important topic in Buddhist epistemology, examining in an academic way about Buddhist logic, a wisdom of wise teachings derived from words, taught from Buddha.

A mature system of Buddhist logic and epistemology was founded by the Buddhist scholar Zen master Dignāga (c. 480–540 CE) in his magnum opus, the Pramāṇa-samuccaya. Dharmakirti further developed this system with several innovations. Dharmakirti's Pramanavarttika ('Commentary on Valid Cognition') became the main source of epistemology and reasoning in Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism.

According to the theoretical tradition, Buddhist logic is studied as a branch of philosophy. In the most recent period, Buddhist logic has been applied to social science research. As an epistemological discipline, Buddhist logic studies and classifies the structure of claims and arguments, both through the study of formal systems of inference and through the perception of reason in natural language. For example, arguments with correct probabilities and arguments related to causality.

Today, Buddhist logic is also commonly used in theoretical theory and in multidisciplinary comparative research.

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