Hindu Ethics: A Philosophical Study
University of Hawaii Press, 1998 - Religion - 105 pages
This philosophical study offers a representation of the logical structure of classical Hindu ethics and argues for the availability of at least the core of this ethical system for Westerners.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Advaita Vedanta affirm agent Arjuna artha arthapatti basic moral belief Bhagavadgita Bhartrhari Brahman Buddhism Carvaka causally responsible claim classical Indian philosophers classical Samkhya commitment conception conflict consciousness consequentialist Danto dharma and moksa disinterested action distinct doctrine of karma dualism duhkha factual presuppositions fictionalist first-order desires Gita Glta hence Hindu ethics Hinduism ideal of sainthood Indian ethics individuals injunctions insofar involves irreducible plurality justification kama karma hypothesis karma-yoga karmic knowledge law of karma living logically independent Manusmrti metaphysics Mlmamsa moral agency moral judgements morally responsible Moreover non-cognitivism non-moral factual beliefs notion of karma objection one's ordinary overrides pain perform pleasure plurality of values position prakrti pramanas presupposes principle purusa Ramanuja rebirth requires saint Samkara Samkhyakarika Sanskrit second-order desires self-body dualism sense strong evaluation structure suffering supposed supramoral ideal svadharma tails unnecessarily teaching theory of karma tradition true twisting cats unacceptable unnecessarily is wrong Upanisad Vaisesika Vedas Yoga