- (in ancient India) a philosophical school emphasizing logical analysis of knowledge, which is considered as deriving from perception, inference, analogy, and reliable testimony.
Origin of Nyaya
From the Sanskrit word nyāya
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Examples from the Web for nyaya
They are without much difficulty reducible to three leading schools of thought—the Nyaya, the Sankhya, and the Vedanta.
It is doubtful, however, whether the earlier form The Nyaya.of the Nyaya was theistic or not.
He regards the Buddhist Nirvana as equivalent to the emancipation of the Nyaya system.Ten Great Religions
James Freeman Clarke