Raghunatha Siromani


Raghunatha Siromani

IAST |Raghunātha Śiromaṇi (c. 1475 – 1550) was a philosopher and logician. He was born in Navadvipa in present day Nadia district of West Bengal state in India. he was the grandson of IAST |Śulapāṇi (c. 14th century CE), a noted writer on IAST|Smṛti from his mother's side. He was a disciple of IAST |Vāsudeva Sārvabhauma. He brought the new school of Nyaya, "IAST |Navya Nyāya", representing the final development of Indian formal logic, to its zenith of analytic power.

Raghunatha's analysis of relations revealed the true nature of number, inseparable from the abstraction of natural phenomena, and his studies of metaphysics dealt with the negation or nonexistence of a complex reality. His most famous work in logic was the IAST |Tattvacintāmaṇidīdhiti, a commentary on the "IAST |Tattvacintāmaṇi" of IAST |Gangeśa Upādhyāya, founder of the "IAST |Navya Nyāya" school.

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DATE OF BIRTH=c. 1475
PLACE OF BIRTH=Navadveepa, Bengal, India
DATE OF DEATH=c. 1550
PLACE OF DEATH=India


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