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The self in Indian philosophy

Troy Wilson Organ

The self in Indian philosophy

by Troy Wilson Organ

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self,
  • Hindu Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [168]-184.

    StatementTroy Wilson Organ
    SeriesStudies in philosophy -- 2, Studies in philosophy (Hague, Netherlands) -- v. 2.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB132.S38O7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26562834M

      There are two sessions focusing mainly on Indian philosophy. Wed. 9ampm APA Continue reading Pacific APA in Vancouver (April ): Indian Philosophy and More → Posted in Advaita, Announcements, Buddhism, Cārvāka-Lokāyata, Comparative Philosophy, Epistemology, Madhyamaka, Methodology, Pedagogy, Pramāṇavāda, Self.   The idea of a self plays a central role in Western philosophy as well as in the Indian and other major traditions. Three main types of views of the self can be discerned. One moves from Kant’s conception of rationally autonomous self, another from the so-called homo-economicus theory, of Aristotelian descent. Both those types of views theorize the independence of the first person from its Author: Andrea Borghini.

    Indian Philosophy (or, in Sanskrit, Darshanas), refers to any of several traditions of philosophical thought that originated in the Indian subcontinent, including Hindu philosophy, Buddhist philosophy, and Jain philosophy (see below for brief introductions to these schools). It is considered by Indian thinkers to be a practical discipline, and its goal should always be to improve human life. J. N. Mohanty Consciousness and knowledge in Indian philosophy* One of the patterns that emerges from the enormously complex and complicated discussions in the epistemologies of the Indian philosophies is the way meta- physical disputes are made to depend on the epistemological, and the latter again on theories about the nature of Size: KB.

    I wish to reply to your question in detail as it pains me to find many foreigners and educated Indians of falling into the trap of several monks, monasteries and teachers who take them for a ride both on their money and their faith. Yes, if a blin. A History of Indian Philosophy, Vol. 1 The Project Gutenberg EBook of A History of Indian Philosophy, Vol. 1 by Surendranath Dasgupta This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project GutenbergFile Size: KB.


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