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Indian Philosophy: A Counter Perspective (Revised and Enlarged Edition)

Daya Krishna (Author)

An earlier collection of some of these articles under the title Indian Philosophy A Counter Perspective was published in 1991. This new collection includes many articles written after that period , some published and others unpublished. The articles included in this book are: Is Indian Philosophy Theological’ in Character? ; Three myths about Indian Philosophy. Three conceptions of Indian Philosophy Indian Philosophy and Moksa Revisiting an old controversy; The Vêdic Corpus : some questions The Vedic Corpus and the two Sutras- text, concerned with it ; the Mimamsa Sutra and the Brahma Sutra ; The Upanisads - What are they? ; The Yoga-Sutras: The undeciphered text anomalies, problems and paradoxes ; Yajna and the doctrine of Karma - A contradiction in Indian thought about action ; Apoha and Samavaya in Kantian Perspective ; The Text of the Nyaya Sutras : Some Problems Prasastapadas mapping of’ the Realm of qualities neglected chapter in Indian philosophy ; Is lsvarakrsna’s Samkhya Karika really Samkhayan ; Vedanta-Does it really mean anything? ; Adhyasa- a non-advaitic beginning in Samkara Vedanta ; The myth of the Purusarthas’; Rasa - The bane of Indian Aesthetics Consciousness , materiality and spirituality : issues ,dilemmas and the future of mankind; Bondage of Birth and death. The book contains annexure and index.


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About the author

Daya Krishna

Daya Krishna was Profesor of Philosophy at the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India. He has written extensively on Indian Philosophy and his major works include Indian Philosophy: a Counter-Perspectives (1991-96), New Perspectives in Indian Philosophy (1991), Indian Philosophy: A New Approach (1992). His most recent work on Indian Philosophy is Developments in India Philosophy from 18th century Onwards: Classical and Modern (2002). He has also edited India’s Intellectual Traditions (1987-2003), and Bhakti: A Contemporary Discussion (2000) and written A Prolegomena to any future Historiography of Cultures and Civilisations (1997). A collection of his philosophical writings has been published under the title The Art of the Conceptual: Explorations in a Conceptual Maze over three decades (1989). A Work on his ‘philosophy’ has been published entitled The Philosophy of Daya Krishna (1996).

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Title Indian Philosophy: A Counter Perspective (Revised and Enlarged Edition)
Author Daya Krishna
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788170308454
length 613p., 9.0 x 6.0cm.