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1 (Akṣapāda Gotama, Dīrghatapas) (c.250 ce or earlier?) Traditionally credited with the authorship of the Nyāyasūtra, and therefore the founder of the Nyāya darśana (2).

2 The name of a Vedic ṛṣi, traditionally associated with the Sāma Veda. The Gautama Dharmasūtra takes his name.

Subjects: Hinduism — Philosophy.

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