Advaita Ved_nta: A Philosophical Reconstruction (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, 1969 - Philosophy - 119 pages
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"This trim publication satisfies a much-felt need among teachers of Indian philosophy, who badly want introductions to the several systems of classical Indian thought such as Professor Deutsch provides." --Journal of Asian Studies
  

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A good starting point for anyone who wants to dive into the Eastern Mysticism and understand one of the main school of Vedic philosophy. There are 6 school of philosophy in Vedic and Advaita is one of ... Read full review

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Contents

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Page 12 - But this (denial of something unreal with reference to something real) is possible only if some entity is left. If everything is denied, no entity is left, and if no entity is left, the denial of some other entity which we may wish to undertake, becomes impossible, ie that latter entity becomes real and as such cannot be negatived.
Page 11 - The via negativa of Advaita Vedanta also safeguards the unqualified oneness of that state of being called Brahman and silences all argument that would seek either to demonstrate or to refute it. Human language has its source in phenomenal experience; hence, it is limited in its application to states of being that are beyond that experience; logic is grounded in the mind as it relates to the phenomenal order; hence, it is unable to affirm, without at the same time denying, what extends beyond that...
Page 11 - ... safeguards the unqualified oneness of that state of being called Brahman and silences all argument that would seek either to demonstrate or to refute it. Human language has its source in phenomenal experience; hence, it is limited in its application to states of being that are beyond that experience; logic is grounded in the mind as it relates to the phenomenal order; hence, it is unable to affirm, without at the same time denying, what extends beyond that order. "All determination is negation";...

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Eliot Deutsch is an eminent philosopher, teacher, and writerEliot Deutsch is an eminent philosopher, teacher, and writer. He has made important contributions to the understanding a. He has made important contributions to the understanding and appreciation of Eastern philosophies in the West through nd appreciation of Eastern philosophies in the West through his many works on comparative philosophy and comparative aeshis many works on comparative philosophy and comparative aesthetics. Deutsch is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of thethetics. Deutsch is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy, University of Hawaii. Department of Philosophy, University of Hawaii.

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