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    How to Refer to a Thing by a Word: Another Difference Between Dignāga’s and Kumārila’s Theories of Denotation.Kiyotaka Yoshimizu - 2011 - Journal of Indian Philosophy 39 (4-5):571-587.
    In studies of Indian theories of meaning it has been standard procedure to examine their relevance to the ontological issues between Brahmin realism about universals and Buddhist nominalism. It is true that Kumārila makes efforts to secure the real existence of a generic property denoted by a word by criticizing Dignāga, who declares that the real world consists of absolutely unique individuals. The present paper, however, concentrates on the linguistic approaches Dignāga and Kumārila adopt to deny or to prove the (...)
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    The Dual Significance of a Periodical Sacrifice: Nitya or Kāamya From the Mīmāmsā Viewpoint. [REVIEW]Kiyotaka Yoshimizu - 2004 - Journal of Indian Philosophy 32 (2/3):189-209.
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    How Can the Word “Cow” Exclude Non-Cows? Description of Meaning in Dignāga’s Theory of Apoha.Kiyotaka Yoshimizu - 2017 - Journal of Indian Philosophy 45 (5):973-1012.
    Dignāga’s theory of semantics called the “theory of apoha ” has been criticized by those who state that it may lead to a circular argument wherein “exclusion of others” is understood as mere double negation. Dignāga, however, does not intend mere double negation by anyāpoha. In his view, the word “cow” for instance, excludes those that do not have the set of features such as a dewlap, horns, and so on, by applying the semantic method called componential analysis. The present (...)
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    Editors' Preface.Shoryu Katsura, Mark Siderits & Kiyotaka Yoshimizu - 2011 - Journal of Indian Philosophy 39 (4-5):351-352.
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    Der "Organismus" des urheberlosen Veda: Eine Studie der Niyoga-Lehre Prabhākaras mit ausgewählten Übersetzungen der ḄhatīDer "Organismus" des urheberlosen Veda: Eine Studie der Niyoga-Lehre Prabhakaras mit ausgewahlten Ubersetzungen der Brhati.Francis X. Clooney & Kiyotaka Yoshimizu - 2002 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 122 (4):922.
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