A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy: Sanskrit Terms Defined in English

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Philosophy - 366 pages
Containing over 500 new listings of frequently used religious terms and numerous etymological derivations, this new and revised edition of A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy provides a comprehensive dictionary of Indian philosophical terms in both devanagari and roman transliteration along with an English translation. It offers special meanings of words used as technical terms within particular philosophical systems and contains the meanings of terms fundamental to epistemology, metaphysics, and practical teaching of heterodox and orthodox schools of Indian philosophy.

Cross-referencing is provided and charts are included that offer information regarding relationships, categories, and sourcebooks relevant to individual schools.


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Authors and Their Philosophical Works363
Sourcebooks of the Nästika Systems370
Padārthas Categories377
Evolution of Prakrti According to Sankhya 388

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John Grimes has taught at universities in India, Canada, and the United States and at the National University of Singapore. He is the author of Problems and Perspectives in Religious Discourse and Ganapati: Song of the Self, both published by SUNY Press.

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