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Leiden Indian Philosophy Symposium (LIPS) 2016: Problems in Indian Philosophy

Friday 20 May 2016
Lecture series Society of Friends of the Kern Institute (VVIK)
Snouck Hurgronjehuis
Rapenburg 61
2311 GJ Leiden


Hosted by the Society of Friends of the Kern Institute (VVIK) in cooperation with the Leiden University Institute for Philosophy and the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS).





Opening (Prof. Dr Frans de Haas, Prof. Dr Peter Bisschop)


Keynote (Prof. Dr Alex Watson, Ashoka University)
God, No-God and Indian Logic: Jayanta's Philosophy of Religion

14:30/15:00 Break
15:00/16:30 Session 1
15:00 Dr Stephen Harris (Leiden University): Is Indian Buddhist Ethics Philosophical?
15:30 Dr Marie-Hélène Gorisse (SOAS/Gonda Fellow): Inference and Its Foundation in the Lineage of Akalanka: Some problems

Dr Michael Williams (Gonda Fellow): Perception and Illusions in a Medieval Indian Defence of Realism

16:30/17:00 Break
17:00 Dr Daniele Cuneo (Leiden University): Art, Non-Art: Setting the Boundaries of the 'Aesthetic' from an Indian Philosophical Perspective

Lucas den Boer (Leiden University): From Perception to Knowledge: Sense Perception in Early Jaina Epistemology

18:00/19:00 Drinks (LIAS, Common Room)


Admission is free of charge but registration in advance is required.
Please register by sending an e-mail to Lucas den Boer: L.den.boer@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Registration deadline: 15th May

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