Motilal Banarsidass Publishe, 2003 - Jaina philosophy - 306 pages
The present collection of Essays in Jain Philosophy and Religion contains contributions of world-acclaimed scholars in jain studies. As a through and critical research work in the field of Jaina exploration of the history and background of the exchange of ideas between the Jainas and other systems of thought in India, the book will prove to be a rare document. Each of the four main sections of the present volume pertains to an important aspect within Jaina studies.
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Foreword by Satya Ranjan Banerjee
PADMANABH S JAINI
in the Seventeenth Century
JOHN E CORT
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