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Fundamentals of Indian philosophy / R. Puligandla.


Nashville : Abingdon Press, [1975] .
ISBN 0687137055, 0687137047, 9780687137046, 9780687137053

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Subjects Philosophie de l'Inde -- Histoire.
Philosophy, Indic -- History.
Philosophy, Indic.
Description 363 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1975]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-356).
Contents I. General introduction -- II. Carvakism: Materialism -- Epistemology -- Metaphysics -- Ethics -- III. Jainish -- Metaphysics -- Epistemology -- God and liberation -- Ethics -- IV. Buddhism -- A. The Buddha's teachings -- The Pali Canon -- Approach to the problem of suffering -- The Four Noble Truths -- Nirvana -- B. Philosophical foundations of the Buddha's teachings -- Process ontology, dependent origination, and impermanence -- The doctrine of Karma -- The doctrine of Non-self (Anatta) -- C. Buddhist schools of philosophy -- The Hinayana-Mahayana division -- The Vaibhasika school -- The Sautrantika school -- The Yogacara school -- The Madhyamika school -- The Madhyamika conception of philosophy -- The method of the Dialectic Sunyata (Emptiness, Void) -- The Lower and Higher Truths -- D. Buddhist psychology and ethics -- The concept of identity -- Psychological significance of the concept of identity -- V. Samkhya -- Metaphysics -- Epistemology -- God -- Bondage and salvation -- Vi. Yoga -- Metaphysica and epistemology -- Structure of the Yoga-sutras -- Yogic meditation -- Yogic knowledge -- Kaivalya (Liberation) -- VII. Vaisesika -- Metaphysics and the categories -- Epistemology -- God -- Bondage and liberation -- VIII. Nyaya -- The Sixteen Categories (Padarthas) -- Epistemology -- Metaphysics -- Self and liberation -- God -- IX. Vedanta -- A. The Vedic background -- B. The Upanisads -- C. Schools of Vedanta -- 1. Advaita Vedanta: Nondualism -- Pramanas -- Samkara's Theory of Reality -- Two kinds of knowledge -- God -- Bondage and freedom (Moksa) -- 2. Visistadvaita Vedanta: Qualified Nondhalism -- Brahman and Selves -- Maya -- God -- Bondage and salvation -- 3. Dvaita Vedanta: Dualism -- Theory of reality -- God -- Bondage and salvation -- X. Time and history in the Indian tradition -- Basic concepts of Advaita Vedanta -- Basic concepts of Buddhism -- Implications to history -- XI. A glimpse at the comtemporary scene -- Sri Aurobindo -- S. Radhakrishnan.
Genre History.
Geographic Area India
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1104387
(OCoLC)ocm01104387
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Puligandla, R., 1930-
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