Object exclusion specifying an individually characterized object

In reference to an existent phenomenon "this," negation phenomena such as "nothing other than this" and "not that." (1) According to Gelug, they are nonstatic phenomena implicitly apprehended when a valid conceptual or non-conceptual cognition explicitly apprehends its involved object as "this." (2) According to non-Gelug, a static fact about "this" that is validly knowable only conceptually.

Tibetan: don rang-mtshan-gyi gzhan-sel

J. Hopkins: Other-eliminator that is a factual specifically characterized phenomenon

Synonyms: Object exclusion; Individually characterized object exclusion

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