A Critical Survey of Indian Philosophy

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 2000 - Hindu philosophy - 414 pages
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The present treatise is a critical study of different systems of Indian Philosophy based on original sources and its principal value lies in their interpretation. On almost all fundamental points the author has quoted from the original texts to enable the reader to compare the interpretations with the text. The book opens with the survey of Indian philosophical thought as found in the Vedas, the Upanisads and Bhagavadgita. It proceeds to the study of Materialism, Jainism and Early Buddhism, Sunyavada, Vijnanavada and Svatantra Vijnanavada. It expounds the tenets of the six systems of Indian Philosophy with special reference to Sankara, the pre-Sankara and the post-Sankara Vedanta, and the essentials of Buddhism and Vedanta in comparison and contrast. It discusses the doctrines of Vedanta as interpreted by Ramanuja, Madhva, Nimbarka, Vallabha, Caitanya and Aurobindo. It also contains a clear exposition of Saiva Siddhanta, Kashmir Saivism and Sakta Schools.
  

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User Review  - Sankalp Agarwal - Goodreads

This one's a little hard ... But still a good overview of our philosophy :) Read full review

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User Review  - Viji (Bookish endeavors) - Goodreads

This is the first book I read when I have any doubt in Indian philosophy.. It gives a thorough description of all the systems in Indian philosophy.. What I found more interesting was its detailed ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
10
Section 2
12
Section 3
14
Section 4
32
Section 5
67
Section 6
84
Section 7
124
Section 8
149
Section 12
252
Section 13
259
Section 14
290
Section 15
318
Section 16
322
Section 17
335
Section 18
372
Section 19
386

Section 9
169
Section 10
191
Section 11
239
Section 20
393
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