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Kathāvatthu,【中】《論事》巴利論藏第五部,乃阿育王時代第三結集時(大約B.C.255年),由目犍連子帝須(Moggaliputta-tissa)所編輯。內容以問答體的形式,闡明錫蘭大寺派所傳承的分別上座部教理,而將其他部派學說視為異端,加以批評駁斥,全部由二十三品226條的論點組成,且還涵蓋其他部派對《律藏》和《經藏》的不同解釋。在《論事》有比較完整及系統的巴利佛教邏輯應用,不同於因明或中論的風格。《論事》尚有︰《論事註釋》(Kathāvatthu-aṭṭhakathā)、《論事根本註疏》(Kathāvatthu-mūlaṭīkā)、《論事小註疏》(Kathāvatthu-anuṭīkā)等。AA.3.67./II,308.︰Kathāvatthūnīti kathākāraṇāni,kathāya bhūmiyo patiṭṭhāyoti attho.(論事︰論之因,論之基地,和立足之義。)《論事》邏輯方式共有八種方法,稱為「八抑義」 (Aṭṭhakaniggahanaya) 其分為兩個部分:一、「順論」(Anulomapaccanīka)有四論,二、「反論」(Paccanīkānuloma)有四論。每一論也再分成五種方法。第一論Anulomapañcaka﹝順論 五﹞1.)、ṭhapanā﹝建立﹞有兩種:一、Anulomaṭhapanā﹝順建﹞,二、Paṭilomaṭhapanā﹝反建﹞,2.)、Anulomapāpanā﹝順到﹞,3.)、Anulomaropanā﹝順提﹞,4.)、Paṭilomapāpanā﹝反到﹞,5.)、Paṭilomaropanā﹝反提﹞。
Pali Word Grammar from Pali Myanmar Dictionary
kathāvatthu: kathāvatthu(na)
Concise Pali-English Dictionary by A.P. Buddhadatta Mahathera
kathāvatthu:[nt.] subject of a discussion; the 5th book of the Abhidhamma.
Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Kathāvatthu:The fifth of the seven books of the Abhidhamma Pitaka.(Sometimes called the third,e.g.,in Mbv.94).It seems to have been compiled when the contents of at least the Dhammasanganī,the Vibhanga and Patthāna were already accepted as orthodox.Tradition ascribes its compilation to Moggaliputta-Tissa at the end of the Third Council,held under Asoka’s patronage; at Pātaliputta (Mhv.v.278; Dpv.vii.41,56-8).It was rejected by some on the ground that it was set forth two hundred and eighteen years after the Buddha’s death,and was hence only a disciple’s utterance; but the Commentaries take the view that the mātikā,the principles taught therein,were laid down by the Teacher himself,and that the whole work should be regarded as the utterance of the Buddha,just as the Madhu-pindika Sutta,preached really by Mahā-Kaccāna,is considered as the Buddha’s teaching.The book consists of twenty-three chapters,and is a collection of discussions (kathā) and refutations of the heretical views of various sects on matters connected with theology and philosophy.The Buddha’s authority is accepted as final.See the very valuable Preface to the Points of Controversy,by Mrs.Rhys Davids,vii ff See also Rhys Davids on ”Questions discussed in the Kathā-Vatthu,” J.R.A.S.1892.

It has sometimes been suggested (E.g.,J.R.A.S.1915,805ff ) that Asoka’s Rock Edict IX.has been influenced by the Kathā-Vatthu.The Therī Khemā,chief of the Buddha’s women disciples,describes herself as being ”Kathāvatthuvisāradā,” (ThigA.135) thus strengthening the theory that the Kathā-Vatthu was known already in the Buddha’s time.

The Udāna Commentary (UdA.94) refers to a Kathāvatthupakarana-Tika for details of certain points raised.
Pali-Dictionary Vipassana Research Institute
kathāvatthu:Subject of discourse
Tipiṭaka Pāḷi-Myanmar Dictionary တိပိဋက-ပါဠိျမန္မာ အဘိဓာန္
(က) စကားတို႔၏-တည္ရာ-ျဖစ္ေသာက်မ္း၊ ကထာဝတၳဳက်မ္း၊ အဘိဓမၼာ ၇-က်မ္းတြင္ ၅-ခုေျမာက္က်မ္း။
U Hau Sein’s Pāḷi-Myanmar Dictionary ပါဠိျမန္မာ အဘိဓာန္(ဦးဟုတ္စိန္)
kathāvatthu:ကထာ-ဝတၳဳ (န)
စကားေျပာျခင္း၏ အေၾကာင္း။ ကထာဝတၳဳက်မ္း။

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