1) What was the logical necessity to accept abhava as a separate category? (20 marks)
2) Explain Nyaya’s Asatkaryavada. Compare it with Samkyhan causation. (20 marks)
3) What are the views of Carvaka, Buddha and Vaisesik on Samanya? (20 marks)
4) How does Vaisesika counter Carvaka’s rejection of Vyapti? (10 marks)
5) Why do Vaisesika accept Samanya Lakshan Alaukik Pratyaksha as a valid Pramana? Give its philosophical implications. (15 marks)
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