Presuppositions of India's Philosophies
First published in 1963 Presuppositions of India`s Philosophies in intended as an introductory text for courses in the philosophical systems of classical Indian thought. A brief account of karma and transmigration is followed by an introduction to Indian ways of assessing arguments. The body of the work canvasses the systems of Nyaya Vaisesika, Buddhism, Jainism, Samkhya and Advaita Vedanta.
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Abhidharmakosa Advaita Advaitin ajativada appear argument attitude Bhamati bondage Brahman Buddhist logicians called causal cause chain challenges chapter complete freedom conception constitutes criticisms dependence relation dharma Dharmakirti Dignaga discussion distinction doubts elements empirical entity epistemological error example experience explain fact fallacies freedom-from freedom-to habits hetu ignorance illusion Indian logic Indian philosophers Indian thought inference inherence Isvarakrsna Jain Jainism jiva judgments karma kind knowledge Kumarila leap philosophers logic Madhyamika Mandana matter means metaphysical Mimamsa Nagarjuna Naiyayika nature necessary condition nonforceful notion Nyaya Nyaya-Vaisesika object one's Padmapada path perception piece of silver position possible Prabhakara Prakasananda prakrti problem progress philosophers purusa question Ramanuja reality reason relevant renunciation role Samkara Samkhya Samkhyakarika Sanskrit Sarvajnatman sense shell sufficient condition Suresvara theory things tion truth ultimate unreal Upanishads Vacaspati Vaisesika Vasubandhu Vedanta Vedanta Desika Vivarana vivarta Western Yogacara